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Jumping Spider

Phiale guttata

Description:

Phiale is a spider genus of the Salticidae family (jumping spiders).

Habitat:

Seen in Selva Verde Lodge, Costa Rica. Its described species are found in South and Central America from Argentina to Mexico. A few species are endemic to several Caribbean islands.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Jumping Spider
Phiale guttata Phiale guttata


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9 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Beautiful spider Pam!

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

Photos added...

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

thanks melissa...

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

thanks Atul. Pity I couldn't get a face-on shot to see it's eyes, though.

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

thanks bayucca...

MelissaPhillips
MelissaPhillips 8 years ago

Cool spider!

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Yes, Doc, that's indeed a very nice one, isn't it!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

aa haa lovely !

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Salticidae, Phiale guttata, male.
http://www.jumping-spiders.com/php/tax_d...

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jul 16, 2013
Submitted on Oct 16, 2013

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