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Smiley-face spider :-O - Phidippus regius

Smiley-face spider :-O - Phidippus regius
Warner University, Lake Wales, Polk County, Florida, USA
October 28, 2015
Found under a cover board in an area of tall (3-4 ft.) grass. Photo by Kaitlyn Ficarrotta.

Moved from Typical variations.

sub-adult male P. regius

Moved from Bold Jumper.

What characteristics make thi
What characteristics make this P. regius and not P. audax? I'm really trying to learn my local spiders.

Thanks Don!
I forget about that species due to my geographical location. Good catch!

Moved from ID Request.

maybe Phidippus audax
or something similar

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