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Species Maevia inclemens - Dimorphic Jumper

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)
Subfamily Marpissinae
Genus Maevia
Species inclemens (Dimorphic Jumper)
Other Common Names
Dimorphic Jumping Spider
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
(Walckenaer, 1837)
Male 5-7mm long
Female 7-10mm long
Male has two forms: the first has a black body, pale yellowish legs and three small tufts of black hair on the cephalothorax (fig. 1); the second form has a grayish body with red, white, and black markings (fig. 2). The female resembles the second form with faint V-shaped markings and a paler abdomen.

(Fig. 1) (Fig. 2)
New England south to Georgia, west to Nebraska and Oklahoma
Print References
Milne, p. 911 (1)
Works Cited
1.National Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spiders
Lorus and Margery Milne. 1980. Knopf.