Amycus is a genus of South American jumping spiders first described by Ludwig Carl Christian Koch in 1846.[2]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Amycus
C. L. Koch, 1846[1]
Type species
A. igneus (Perty, 1833)

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As of April 2019 it contains twelve species:[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Gen. Amycus C. L. Koch, 1846". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-04-06.
  2. ^ Koch, C. L. (1846). Die Arachniden.

External linksEdit

Amycus at the Encyclopedia of Life