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Eris (spider)

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Arachnida
Family  Salticidae
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Araneae
Subfamily  Dendryphantinae
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Similar  Phanias, Metaphidippus, Pelegrina, Dendryphantes, Hentzia

Eris is a genus of the spider family Salticidae (jumping spiders). It is not a large spider and, although it is prone to biting, is not poisonous to humans.

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Name

The genus name is derived from Eris, the Greek goddess of discord (known as Discordia in Roman mythology).

Species

  • Eris bulbosa (Karsch, 1880) — Mexico
  • Eris flava (Peckham & Peckham, 1888) — United States to Hispaniola
  • Eris floridana (Banks, 1904) — USA
  • Eris illustris C. L. Koch, 1846 — Puerto Rico
  • Eris limbata — United States
  • Eris militaris (Hentz, 1845) — USA, Canada, Alaska
  • Eris perpacta (Chickering, 1946) — Panama
  • Eris perpolita (Chickering, 1946) — Panama
  • Eris riedeli (Schmidt, 1971) — Ecuador or Colombia
  • Eris rufa (C. L. Koch, 1846) — USA
  • Eris tricolor (C. L. Koch, 1846) — Mexico
  • Eris trimaculata (Banks, 1898) — Mexico
  • Eris valida (Chickering, 1946) — Panama
  • References

    Eris (spider) Wikipedia


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