Jumping Spider (Phidippus clarus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Jumping Spider (Phidippus clarus)

male. This particular species doesn’t make a standard web, but makes a house out of silk in the leaves of a plant in order to hide.

Learn: http://www.jumping-spiders.com/php/tax_drawings.php?id=3534

drawings: http://salticidae.org/salticid/diagnost/phidippu/clarus.htm

Shown on Florida Native Plant: SLENDER FLATTOP GOLDENROD (Euthamia caroliniana)

hiding:

###

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: