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:ARA01279
ITIS/TSN:871537

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Mendocino County, Mendocino County, 5401 Canyon Rd., Willits
County:Mendocino County
ECI Site#:CA23942300

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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