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Photo#93792
Spider BG504 - Phidippus

Spider BG504 - Phidippus
Baton Rouge, Brookhollow Drive, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
October 20, 2006
Size: body length 5.3 mm.
We have identified this as a subadult Phidippus audax. If this is correct, should it be placed in typical or atypical?
Gayle

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Spider BG504 - Phidippus Spider BG504 - Phidippus Spider BG504 - Phidippus

Moved
Moved from Typical variations.

I'm rearing P. audax from Texas that look just like this one at about 5mm in body length. This one is almost certainly P. audax, but being so young, I prefer to leave it at the genus level.

Moved
Moved from Phidippus regius.

It
looks more like a juvenile P. regius.

 
Right on target,
as usual. Images have been moved to species page.
Thanks Jeff,
Gayle

 
The
band on the OQ of the carapace is a young regius trait.

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