Chromosomes of Cheiracanthiidae (A–D) and Salticidae (E–P). Cheiramiona kirkspriggsi (2n♂ = 24, X1X20) A mitotic metaphase B pachytene, sex chromosomes associate on the periphery of nucleus C diakinesis with positively heteropycnotic X1X2 D metaphase II E Baryphas ahenus, (2n♂ = 28, X1X20) prometaphase II. Cyrba lineata (2n♂ = 28, X1X20) F diakinesis G metaphase II. Holcolaetis zuluensis (2n♂ = 28, X1X20) H mitotic metaphase I diakinesis, with positively heteropycnotic X1X2. Myrmarachne laurentina (2n♂ = 28, X1X20) J mitotic metaphase K early metaphase I, note one bivalent with early segregation (arrows) L Menemerus minshullae (2n♂ = 28, X1X20) diakinesis, note one bivalent with early segregation (arrows) M Diakinesis of Nigorella hirsuta (2n♂ = 28, X1X20) N Metaphase II of Thyene ogdeni (2n♂ = 28, X1X20) X1X2 are positively heteropycnotic O Thyenula haddadi (2n♂ = 28, X1X20) diakinesis P Thyenula leighi (2n♂ = 28, X1X20) diakinesis. Arrowheads indicate sex chromosomes. Scale bars: 5 μm (A–D), 10 μm (E–P).

  Part of: Šťáhlavský F, Forman M, Just P, Denič F, Haddad CR, Opatova V (2020) Cytogenetics of entelegyne spiders (Arachnida, Araneae) from southern Africa. Comparative Cytogenetics 14(1): 107-138.