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Red-backed Jumping spider

Phidippus Johnsoni

Description:

A female red-backed jumping spider found near idyll wild ca. sitting on some flower buds at the edge of a trail.

Habitat:

Idyllwild California

Notes:

I didnt see her jump at all, she seemed completely unphased by my iphone's camera lens being centimeters from its face.

2 species ID suggestions

Red-backed Jumping spider
Phidippus Johnsoni Phidippus johnsoni (Red-backed Jumping Spider)
Johnson's Jumper
Phidippus johnsoni Phidippus johnsoni - BugGuide.Net

6 Comments

hungryhowie
hungryhowie 6 years ago

Wow! youre pictures are amazing!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

my pleasure! It's awesome when someone can help you out with an I.D. I need the same. I have about 200 or without I.D.!

hungryhowie
hungryhowie 6 years ago

awesome! thank you for the help :]

cassandra.am
cassandra.am 6 years ago

Sorry for the extra common name, I feel the scientific name is probably correct. Lovely markings!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 6 years ago

This one is likely a female because of the black on her back.

harsuame
harsuame 6 years ago

Wow asombroso buen acercamiento

California, USA

Lat: 33.70, Long: -116.69

Spotted on May 5, 2012
Submitted on May 6, 2012

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