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Species Pelegrina galathea - Peppered Jumper

black and white Jumping Spider - Pelegrina galathea - female Peppered jumper - Pelegrina galathea - male Peppered jumper - Pelegrina galathea - male Peppered jumper - Pelegrina galathea - male Spider BG598 - Pelegrina galathea - male Spider BG598 - Pelegrina galathea - male Spider with prey - Pelegrina galathea - female Courtship; crouch display - Pelegrina galathea - male - female
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 Pelegrina
Species galathea (Peppered Jumper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Pelegrina galathea (Walckenaer, 1837)
Identification
Epigynum (ventral/dorsal):


Palp (ventral/lateral):
Range
e NA (BG data)

From New England west to Nebr and Colo and south to Tex and Fla (1)
Habitat
Open fields on the herbaceous foliage and lower branches of trees. (1)
Season
mostly: Apr-Oct (BG data)

Males: Apr - Sept Females: May thru autumn (1)
Remarks
This species may be important in the control of pest insects (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Common Spiders of North America
Richard A. Bradley . 2012. University of California Press .