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:ARA00886
ITIS/TSN:871537

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Klamath National Forest, Klamath National Forest, Klamath NF, 96031, Forks of Salmon
County:Siskiyou County
ECI Site#:CANF050000
Park/Forest Code:Klamath NF

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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