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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Sectio: Dionycha
Superfamilia: Salticoidea

Familia: Salticidae
Subfamilia: Dendryphantinae
Genus: Ghelna
Species: G. barrowsi – G. canadensis – G. castanea – G. sexmaculata

Ghelna Maddison, 1996

Type species: Attus castaneus Hentz, 1846

Maddison, W. P. 1996. Pelegrina Franganillo and other jumping spiders formerly placed in the genus Metaphidippus (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard 154: 215–368. [239]
Platnick, N. I. 2009. The World Spider Catalog, version 9.5. American Museum of Natural History. [1]

Ghelna is a genus of North American jumping spiders that was first described by Wayne Paul Maddison in 1996.[2]

As of June 2019 it contains four species, found only in Canada and the United States:[1]

Ghelna barrowsi (Kaston, 1973) – USA
Ghelna canadensis (Banks, 1897) – USA, Canada
Ghelna castanea (Hentz, 1846) (type) – USA
Ghelna sexmaculata (Banks, 1895) – USA, Canada


"Gen. Ghelna Maddison, 1996". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-07-16.
Maddison, W. P. (1996). "Pelegrina Franganillo and other jumping spiders formerly placed in the genus Metaphidippus (Araneae: Salticidae)". Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 154: 215–368.


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