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Bianor is a genus of the spider family Salticidae (jumping spiders) with a size between 3 and 4 mm (0.12 and 0.16 in).

Bianor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Pelleninae
Genus: Bianor
Peckham & Peckham, 1886
Type species
Scythropa maculata
Keyserling, 1883
Species

see text

Diversity
27 species

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NameEdit

The genus name is derived from Bianor, the mythical son of Hercules.

AppearanceEdit

A boreal species, dark and shiny and robust. The robust shiny body and northerly distribution are distinctive. The male spider can be easily recognized by his swollen fore legs; females have orange legs.

SpeciesEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • Logunov, D.V. (2001): A redefinition of the genera Bianor Peckham & Peckham, 1885 and Harmochirus Simon, 1885, with the establishment of a new genus Sibianor gen. n. (Araneae: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 9(4): 221-286.

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