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Species Phidippus clarus

Phidippus clarus - male Crab spider?? - Phidippus clarus Jumping spider - Phidippus clarus - male Spider id? - Phidippus clarus Jumping spider - Phidippus clarus Jumping spider 430A 7421 & 7427 & 7441 - Phidippus clarus Phidippus clarus - female Salticidae - Phidippus clarus
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 Phidippus
No Taxon (cardinalis group)
Species clarus (Phidippus clarus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Keyserling, 1885

Latin: "clear, bright"
Epigynum: Ventral/Dorsal

Common across southern Canada and most of US except the desert SW (1)
Old fields, prairies, ag crops, and other low herbaceous vegetation (1)
Males: summer; Females: summer and autumn (1)
The female constructs a conspicuous white retreat and egg case near the tops of plants (1)
Works Cited
1.Common Spiders of North America
Richard A. Bradley . 2012. University of California Press .