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:ARASALTI
ITIS/TSN:871537

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
North Berkeley Hills, North Berkeley, Cragmont Ave., Berkeley
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CALIFMINOR

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
Carol Chihara

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