Wild Florida Photo - Phidippus regius

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Phidippus regius

REGAL JUMPING SPIDER

Florida native

 

This is the most common jumping spider in Floida and the largest of the Salticidae (jumping spider) family of arachnids in the eastern United States.
The black spider in these photos are the male. Females have both an orange form and a gray form in this species.
More information about this species can be found at Featured Creatures site of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

 
Phidippus regius is a member of the Salticidae - Jumping spiders family.
 


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May 20, 2005









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