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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Phidippus whitmani - male

Phidippus whitmani - Male
Fulton County, Pennsylvania, USA
May 21, 2007

Pretty sure this is something I saw in Cincinnati back in the 1990s, before I started taking images. I thought it was a velvet ant at first because I'd never before seen an all-orange jumper!

orange Phids
Yeah, this species is pretty widespread and should occur there. There are a few other orange ones in the east (e.g. Phidippus cardinalis) that are superficially similar too.