Family: Salticidae Blackwall, 1841 []
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N.B.: Considered a senior synonym of Lyssomanidae by Galiano, 1976b: 67; for illustrations of scale morphology of about 60 species, see Hill, 1979; for a database with diagnostic drawings maintained by J. Prószyński, see:; for the phylogeny within the family see Maddison & Hedin, 2003b, Maddison, 2015Maddison et al., 2017 and Prószyński, 2017b.
Status: accepted
Last updated: 2023-09-29
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Blackwall, 1841a: 616
Number of valid genera: 674
Number of valid species: 6568

Blackwall, J. (1841a). The difference in the number of eyes with which spiders are provided proposed as the basis of their distribution into tribes; with descriptions of newly discovered species and the characters of a new family and three new genera of spiders. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 18(4): 601-670. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.1838.tb00210.x download pdf

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