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Salticidae: Diagnostic Drawings Library

by Jerzy Proszynski 1997

Genus Meata Zabka, 1985

[TYPE SPECIES M. typica]

[M. fungiformis ]

Diagnoses of genera of South East Asia: Meata (4, ?). This monotypic genus was recently erected for a single female, M. typica, collected in Vietnam. Information about its shape is scant. The carapace is oblong, longer than wide with the sides almost parallel and the rear wide. The abdomen is rotund, broad oval in plan and truncated anteriorly. General character of the legs is not mentioned but some spines are present. The carapace is orange-brown with the eye surrounds dark and covered with numerous white, adpressed hairs. The abdomen is light grey with vague dark patches on the sides and at the rear. The legs are yellow-orange in colour.
Distribution: Meata is known only from Vietnam. Murphy & Murphy 2000: 293.

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