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Species Phidippus putnami

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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 (Entelegynes )
Family Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)
Genus Phidippus
No Taxon (putnami group)
Species putnami (Phidippus putnami)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Identification
I think putnami is the only Phidippus sp. in NC with midocular tufts. (the hair tufts above the large median eyes) There are other similiarities in the color and pattern as well. Believe it or not, P. carolinensis is actually not believed to occur in NC.
… Jeff Hollenbeck, 23 June, 2005

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Range
BugGuide records:
- North Carolina -
Cumberland County
Wake County
- Oklahoma -
Meridian
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