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)




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