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Found in my house! Now back outside!
Karen, this species of spider has a bit of variation in color and pattern. You can see the different ones here:http://bugguide.net/node/view/2006/bgpag...If you look at each of the different audaxes you can see that there is variation even within the same type.
@karen- a pet! Wow! This is a kill free zone, we put all back outside. I did have a stowaway fish eating spider ride from puerto rico to cincinnati in my backpack once but I took it to the zoo and let them keep it. I watched for eggs for months!
It was on the kitchen ceiling. I chased with a tupperware container and finally caught it . Plus im using cell phone camera for all my pics so tiny guys are tricky
But I thought Daring Jumpers were black, with white morkings on the abdomen, and white stripes on the legs. Green irridescent fangs. At least mine was.
Oh! I found one of these years ago, and kept it for a pet. Then I found out "he" was actually a "she".... and a pregnant "she" as well! One day I found an egg sac in her tank. Several days later, I had about a hundred teeny Daring Jumpers.... all over my house. I was elated. Hubby was not amused.
Really? How hard?
Thanks for the ID- this one was hard to catch!
Great spot! These guys are all over my yard. This one is a "typical audax" meaning it has the most commonly seen color/pattern for this species. I believe this is a male.
Spotted on Sep 21, 2012 Submitted on Sep 21, 2012
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