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Genus Paraphidippus

Spider - Paraphidippus aurantius Jumping spider - Paraphidippus aurantius - male Paraphidippus aurantius (Lucas) - Paraphidippus aurantius - female Black and white jumping spider - Paraphidippus aurantius Jumping Spider sp. - Paraphidippus aurantius Small Black Spider - Paraphidippus aurantius Emerald Jumper - Paraphidippus aurantius - female Jumping Spider - Paraphidippus aurantius
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)
Genus Paraphidippus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
removed from the synonymy of Eris C.L. Koch by Edwards(1)
Explanation of Names
Greek para (παρα) 'beside' + Phidippus
3 spp. in our area, 14 spp. total(2)
aurantius - southern United States from DE, NE, and AZ south to Central America(3)
basalis - AZ(3)
fartilis - TX, Mexico(3)