Jumping Spider
( Salticidae )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Salticidae
(Blackwall, 1841)
Common Name:Jumping Spider
Life Stage:(S) subadult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneae
Family:Salticidae
Taxon Code:ARA01499
ITIS TSN#:871537

LOCATION DETAILS
Location
Horsethief Canyon, Horsethief Canyon, Unincorporated Santa Clara Co
County:Santa Clara County
ECI Site#:CA43000001

RECOGNITION
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.

BIOLOGY
Distribution
Worldwide.

HABITAT

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar

REFERENCES
  • Family Salticidae - Jumping Spiders. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/1962). Accessed March 12, 2016. [ IMAGES ]
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System TSN#871537


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