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Phidippus adumbratus? - Phidippus nikites - female

Phidippus adumbratus? - Phidippus nikites - Female
Figueroa Mountain, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
December 11, 2010
Size: body ~1.5cm
Found under rock in grassland; no pattern on back

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Phidippus adumbratus? - Phidippus nikites - female Phidippus adumbratus? - Phidippus nikites - female

Moved
Moved from Phidippus.

Gorgeous
I suspect this to be P. nikites. Looks like a female P. apacheanus, but being in California means that it should be P. nikites. This is from the distribution maps in the Revision of this genus.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Nice Shot!
Nice shot, considering unless they're eating, they don't care to sit for portraits. Personally, I think jumping spiders are just too cool, in both looks and behavior, not to mention their incredible predatory skills

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