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Small black/green iridescent & white jumping spider - Messua limbata

Small black/green iridescent & white jumping spider - Messua limbata
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
October 2, 2016
Size: ~1 cm
Found this little guy on a landscaping job yesterday.

Moved
Moved from Jumping Spiders.

Thanks!
Thanks, y'all!

Moved for the experts
Moved from ID Request. This one strikes me more as a male Messua limbata.

 
better choice
I'm sure you're right. I thought I saw small white spots on the abdomen but that may be a trick of the light. The white stripe along the sides of the abdomen is too long for Paraphidippus even in comparison with some of the guide's photos where the stripe melds into the first lateral spot

looks like Paraphidippus aurantius

here's a front view of a male

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