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Phidippus clarus sanctuary Phidippus clarus jumping spider in her little home<br />
Female 8 mm length Geotagged,Jumping Spider,Macro,Pennsylvania,Phidippus clarus,Phiippus clarus,Salticidae,Spider,Summer,United States,arachnid,arthropod,invertebrate,sanctuary Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (3)

  1. Wow! So cute and tiny :-) Posted 5 months ago
  2. Love it! Great shot :) Posted 5 months ago
  3. Awesome capture, Ruth! Posted 5 months ago

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''Phidippus clarus'' is a species of jumping spider found in old fields throughout eastern North America. It often waits upside down near the top of a plant, which may be useful for detecting prey, and then quickly jumps down before the prey can escape. The spider is one of 60 species in the genus ''Phidippus'', and one of about 5,000 in the Salticidae, a family that accounts for about 10% of all spider species. ''P. clarus'' is a predator, mostly taking insects, other spiders, and other.. more

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Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Dec 31, 2018. Captured Sep 3, 2015 12:26 in 41 Walkertown Hill Rd, Daisytown, PA 15427, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm