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:ARA01110
ITIS/TSN:871537

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
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.

BIOLOGY
Distribution
Worldwide.

CREDITS
Photographer
Mike Dame
Insect Sciences Museum of California

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