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Jumping Spider

Phidippus adumbratus

Description:

Beautiful red, black and white jumping spider with the blue-green chelicera of the Phidippus genus.

Habitat:

Solar light in backyard. This species is found in California but the genus is found in "North America from Alaska to Costa Rica, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Easter Island, Hawaii, and the Greater Antilles."

Notes:

"Phidippus was a slave who was physician to King Deiotaros. Literally, the words means "one who spares horses" in Ancient Greek." - Wikipedia

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64 Comments (1–25)

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alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 5 years ago

Cool spider, looks ready for anything!

Thank you very much, Ramya B and Diaz José Miguel!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 5 years ago

Great shots! and a very well behaved spider! What I love in this site is discovering the beauty sorrounding our every day life and your pcis capture very ell that spirit! Bravo

Ramya B
Ramya B 5 years ago

Congratulations Cindy ....

This PN community is just awesome! Thank you all for your support and comments. I'll be sure to thank and congratulate this spider if I see it again in the backyard :)

Wow Cindy amazing capture,beautiful series,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 5 years ago

Congrats, Cindy! A truly AWESOME spotting :-).

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 5 years ago

Superstar spotting! Congrats!

Phil_S
Phil_S 5 years ago

Congrats on SOTD!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Congratulations Cindy :) :) Well deserved :)

Jellyfishnebula
Jellyfishnebula 5 years ago

Congratulations that is just simply gorgeous!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 5 years ago

I want a giant plush of him on my bed. He is so so adorable. Congratulations on SOTD. Much deserved. You are finding such incredible spiders, insects and mammals. I am enjoying your photos.

surekha
surekha 5 years ago

Congrats, Cindy!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 5 years ago

Congrats! Great macro shot!

Congratulations Cindy !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Congratulations Cindy. A gem. I wonder what purpose that color serves.

GeorgeBritz
GeorgeBritz 5 years ago

Salticids are all awesome arachnids....

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 5 years ago

Congrats Cindy! That's a beautiful spider wearing a red skirt. ;)

Hema
Hema 5 years ago

Congrats, Cindy!

Wild Things
Wild Things 5 years ago

Congrats on a well deserved SOTD, Cindy :-)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Congratulations Cindy! That little red hat deserves it's SOTD badge!

The MnMs
The MnMs 5 years ago

Congratulations on the SOTD!

Atul
Atul 5 years ago

Congratulations ...Very well deserved !!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

Congratulations!

Escondido, California, USA

Lat: 33.14, Long: -117.03

Spotted on Aug 23, 2013
Submitted on Aug 24, 2013

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