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Species Eris militaris - Bronze Jumper

Male Jumping Spider - Eris militaris - male tiny jumper - Eris militaris Unknown Spider - Eris militaris Small Jumping Spider - Eris militaris Jumper - Eris militaris Bronze Jumper - Eris militaris - male Eris militaris? - Eris militaris Jumper Apr 18 - Eris militaris
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 militaris (Bronze Jumper)
Other Common Names
Bronze Lake Jumper
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
(Hentz, 1845)


More information about distinguishing E. militaris from E. flava in Maddison's paper. (1)
Found throughout BugGuide's range.
Works Cited
1.Distinguishing the Jumping Spiders Eris Militaris and Eris Flava in North America (Araneae: Salticidae)
Wayne Maddison. 1986. Psyche Volume 93, Issue 1-2, Pages 141-149 doi:10.1155/1986/27959.