Lyssomanes

Lyssomanes

Lyssomanes is a spider genus of the Salticidae family (jumping spiders). The about 80 described species are found in South and Central America, up to Florida.

They are long-legged, with translucent bodies frequently green or yellow. They resemble lynx spiders, except that they have large anterior median eyes.

Habitat

Lyssomanes like foliage in a mesic habitat.

Species

References

Further reading

  • (1977): Observations on the physiology of Lyssomanes viridis. Peckhamia 1(3): 41-44. PDF

External links

Videos

  • David Edwin Hill: Courtship and mating of the jumping spider Lyssomanes viridis (Araneae: Salticidae) — Video
  • David Edwin Hill: Feeding Lyssomanes viridis (Araneae: Salticidae) — Video

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