Author of name: Léon Jean Marie Dufour. First year published: 1831, as Salticus bivittatus.
Body length of adult females approx. 7-10mm; of adult males approx. 5-9mm.
Female & Male together
A pantropical species whose North American range is North Carolina south to Florida and west across the southern states to California. (Collections localities also include records for West Virginia and Minnesota, however those were not established populations.)
In the U.S., most commonly found on the exterior walls of buildings during the day.
All year round, though more noticeable in spring and summer.
Lens-shaped egg sac with approx. 25-40 eggs inside.
Non-native, likely introduced from the Old World tropics.
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