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Species Phidippus regius - Regal Jumper

Brown recessive - Phidippus regius - male Brown recessive change - Phidippus regius - male Jumping Spider - Phidippus regius Daring Jumping Spider - Phidippus regius - male Phidippus regius? - Phidippus regius Phidippus regius - female Phidippus regius - male Phidippus regius - female
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 Phidippus
No Taxon (otiosus group)
Species regius (Regal Jumper)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Size
Adult males 6 - 18 mm, adult females 7 - 22 mm.
Identification
Keys for recognizing specimens of Phidippus regius, P. otiosus and P. audax are described in:
Edwards G.B. 1981. The regal jumping spider Phidippus regius (Araneae: Salticidae). Ent. Circ., Florida Dept. Agric. Consumers Service, Gainesville, 223: 1-3, 4 f. (HTML)
Range
VA south to FL and west to AL; also Cuba. (1)
Remarks
This species has been observed eating tree frogs. See monsterminions.wordpress.com
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Jumping Spiders of the Genus Phidippus (Araneae: Salticidae)
G. B. Edwards, Ph.D. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.