Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

Bold Jumping Spider

Phidippus audax

Description:

Beautiful jumper, with iridescent green chelicerae (jaws). Very large for a jumping spider. I think this one is a female, because the pedipalps are not bulbous. In one of the photos, it's on its back playing dead. Don't worry, though; no spiders were harmed in the making of this series :)

Habitat:

Found on the sidewalk in my apartment complex. Jumping spiders wander around hunting during the day.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Mandy Hollman
Spotted by
Mandy Hollman

California, USA

Spotted on May 13, 2015
Submitted on May 14, 2015

Related Spottings

Palmking Palmking Regal Jumping Spider Orange Phase Palmking

Nearby Spottings

Bold Jumping Spider False Black Widow (male) Anna's Hummingbird House Finch