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Johnson Jumper

Phidippus johnsoni


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.


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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