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Messua Click on an image to view larger version & data in a new window
A neotropical genus of medium-sized dendryphantines just reaching SW US.
For more information and links to the species, go to Messua in the Tree of Life.
References most relevant to species north of Mexico: Maddison (1996).
IdentificationMales with elongate and diverging chelicerae. Females of the common U.S. species, M. limbata, are dark with a metallic green sheen.