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cardinalis group

Jumping spider - Phidippus clarus Jumping Spider - Phidippus cardinalis - female Jumping Spider - Phidippus cardinalis - female P. apacheanus - Phidippus cardinalis Unknown Spider with Sachem - Phidippus cardinalis Jumping Spider with Prey - Phidippus clarus Phidippus  - Phidippus cardinalis Phidippus clarus - 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 cardinalis group
Numbers
Phidippus tux Pinter 1970
Phidippus clarus Keyserling 1885
Phidippus mimicus Edwards 2004
Phidippus cardinalis (Hentz 1845)
Phidippus venus Edwards 2004
Phidippus cerberus Edwards 2004
Phidippus maddisoni Edwards 2004
Phidippus albulatus F.O.P.C. 1901
Identification
Excerpts from Edwards, 2004:
"The eight members of this group all lack any part of the distal shelf between the palea and the embolus...

...and unusual color patterns (two of which, those of P. tux and P. mimicus, are unique to the genus)...

...Five of the eight species have lost both the bent vertical and the medial diagonal ridges of the palea, a reversal unique to this species group."(1)
Range
Represented by BugGuide Data maps unless otherwise noted.
For detailed geographic range and records, refer to Edwards, 2004(1)
Phidippus tux
Phidippus clarus
Phidippus mimicus - Mexico
Phidippus cardinalis
Phidippus venus - Mexico
Phidippus cerberus - Mexico
Phidippus maddisoni - Mexico
Phidippus albulatus - Mexico
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.