Zebra Jumping Spider
( Salticus scenicus )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Salticus scenicus
(Clerck, 1757)
Common Name:Zebra Jumping Spider
Life Stage:A

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneae
Family:Salticidae
Subfamily:Salticinae
Genus:Salticus
Taxon Code:ARA00462
ITIS/TSN:888389

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Bay Point Regional Shoreline, Bay Point Regional Shoreline, Bay Point Regional Shoreline, McAvoy Road, Bay Point
County:Contra Costa County
ECI Site#:CAEB040000
Park/Forest Code:Bay Point Regional Shoreline

RECOGNITION
Body Length
Male: 4-5.5 mm. Female 4-6.5 mm.

BIOLOGY
Egg sac is loosely woven and irregularly shaped and surrounded by a tangled mass of threads. It typically contains about 15-25 individual eggs. Spiderlings emerge from the egg sac in about three weeks.
Range
Throughout southern Canada and the entire United States, though doesn't appear to be common in the south.
Active Period
Season: Mature males have been found from April to July, females from mid-May to late October.
Development
Life Cycle: Egg sac is loosely woven and irregularly shaped and surrounded by a tangled mass of threads. It typically contains about 15-25 individual eggs. Spiderlings emerge from the egg sac in about three weeks.

CREDITS
Photographer
Mike Dame
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Species Salticus scenicus - Zebra Jumper. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/3344). Accessed March 12, 2016. .
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