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Johnson Jumper

Phidippus johnsoni

Description:

These jumping spiders are mostly black with a red abdomen. The male has an entirely red abdomen, while the female's abdomen has a black mark down the center. Reportedly, it's one of the more aggressive jumping spiders. Its bite is painful, but not serious.

Notes:

This male was spotted at the local park, apparently there is quite a few there.

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Los Angeles, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 11, 2012
Submitted on Mar 12, 2012

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