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:ARA00653
ITIS/TSN:871537

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Briones Regional Park, Briones Regional Park, Briones Regional Park, Lafayette
County:Contra Costa County
ECI Site#:CAEB070000
Park/Forest Code:Briones Regional Park

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
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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