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Genus Admestina

Jumping spider, ID - Admestina - female Salticidae - Admestina Admestina wheeleri? - Admestina - male Salticidae sp. - Admestina wheeleri - male Salticidae - Admestina - male Little Jumping Spider - Admestina tibialis - male Admestina? - Admestina - male Jumping Spider - Admestina tibialis - female
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 Admestina
It is difficult to differentiate the 3 species of Admestina without looking at the genitalia. Usually though a guess can be made based on the location.
• A. wheeleri is found the furthest north: New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, Wisconsin, South Dakota, North Dakota, Canada.
• A. archboldi is found the furthest south: Florida, Texas, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana.
• A. tibialis is found in between: from New England to Florida.