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Genus Paraphidippus

Salticidae - Paraphidippus aurantius Paraphidippus aurantius adult female 2 - Paraphidippus aurantius - female Jumping Spider - Paraphidippus aurantius Paraphidippus aurantius - female Jumping spider? - Paraphidippus aurantius Paraphidippus aurantius? - Paraphidippus aurantius ruby red irridescent salticid - Paraphidippus aurantius Paraphidippus aurantius - Paraphidippus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
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)