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Species Eris flava

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Classification
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 Eris
Species flava (Eris flava)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Latin: "yellow"
Identification
Note the male face pattern with a white line under the eyes. This fieldmark is absent on the more common E. militaris.


Palp


The female is typically light brown, yellow, or golden with a pattern of black patches and white spots on the abdomen, although there is a lot of variation.


Epigyne