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Spotting

Description:

I believe this is a Phidippus clarus but I am unsure.

Habitat:

On a tall skinny plant at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens in Norfolk, VA.

Notes:

Photos taken with my Canon 5dII, Canon mp-e65, and Canon mt-24EX flash heavily diffused. Shot handheld, ISO 100, f/7.1, 1/200s.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Bold Jumping Spider
Phidippus audax Phidippus audax face - Phidippus audax - BugGuide.Net


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12 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Great series! Jumping spiders are photogenic and you have shown it. The first photo almost makes it seem like a cartoon character (or model for one).

dotun55
dotun55 8 years ago

Awesome series! Looks like a monkey on the cover

DhruvBhojwani
DhruvBhojwani 8 years ago

jumping spider

vivianpoma
vivianpoma 8 years ago

awesome, spectacular, magnificent photos, great close up!!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 8 years ago

Stunning!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

Nice one
Please consider adding this to the jumping spiders mission !
http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1916...

beaker98
beaker98 8 years ago

Awesome shots! This does look like Phidippus clarus to me.

rams4d
rams4d 8 years ago

Very Impressive, Awesome, Congratulatons !!!

Fantastic pictures!!
I think this is the closest I have ever seen a spider!!
Thank you so much for sharing, keegster

BethAngermeier
BethAngermeier 8 years ago

This is a fabulous series. Great work!

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

wow! Freaky...love it!

40n73w
40n73w 8 years ago

'Si-fi sound'

keeganm
Spotted by
keeganm

Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 24, 2013
Submitted on Aug 27, 2013

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