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Species Salticus palpalis

Nifty striped jumper. - Salticus palpalis Salticus palpalis Salticus palpalis voucher image - Salticus palpalis - female Salticus palpalis spider, red, black, small - Salticus palpalis Salticus palpalis - female Inmate Spider - Salticus palpalis
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 Salticus
Species palpalis (Salticus palpalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author of the name: Banks. Year first published: 1904.
Size
Body length about 5mm
Identification
The cephalothorax is covered in iridescent scales; the abdomen is brick-red with four transverse pure white bands, the last of them at the spinnerets.(1)
Range
AZ, CA (1), and BugGuide records add NV (presumably other places in the southwest, as well?)
Internet References
Tree of Life images by Wayne Maddison: http://www.tolweb.org/Salticus_palpalis/5650
Spiders of Orange County by Peter Bryant: http://nathistoc.bio.uci.edu/spiders/Salticus.htm
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Attidae of North America
Peckham, G. W., and E. G. Peckham. 1909. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, Vol. XVI, Part 1, No. 5: 355-646, plates XXIX-LI.