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Platycryptus Click on an image to view larger version & data in a new window
These are large, flattened and cryptic salticids found through most of
Platycryptus probably belongs in the complex of primarily-neotropical genera including Metacyrba, Balmaceda, and Breda.
For more information and links to the species, go to Platycryptus in the Tree of Life.
References most relevant to species north of Mexico: Barnes (1958).
IdentificationLarge, hairy and flattened.
HabitatTree bark, fences, or rock outcrops.