Jumping Spider
( Salticidae )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Salticidae
(Blackwall ,1841 )
Common Name:Jumping Spider
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneae
Family:Salticidae
Taxon Code:ARA01443
ITIS/TSN:871537

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Gardens at Lake Merritt, Lakeside Park, 666 Bellevue, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100110

RECOGNITION
Description
Anterior median eyes (the pair of eyes in the center front) are comparatively very large and give these spiders excellent color vision and high degree of resolution. The shape of the retinae appears to give the spider telephoto vision.
Diversity
The largest family of spiders, with more than 315 species in 63 genera in America north of Mexico and more than 5,000 species described worldwide.

BIOLOGY
Distribution
Worldwide.
Diversity
The largest family of spiders, with more than 315 species in 63 genera in America north of Mexico and more than 5,000 species described worldwide.

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Family Salticidae - Jumping Spiders. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/1962). Accessed March 12, 2016. .
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