Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

BugGuide is a National Moth Week Partner. How to add your National Moth Week 2021 photos. July 17-25.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#859396
small tan spider with red striped body  - Paramaevia poultoni

small tan spider with red striped body - Paramaevia poultoni
Highland Haven, Burnet County, Texas, USA
August 19, 2013
These pics are not very good. Many thanks for telling me what kind of spider this is...Denise K.

Images of this individual: tag all
small tan spider with red striped body  - Paramaevia poultoni small tan spider with red striped body  - Paramaevia poultoni

Moved
Moved from Jumping Spiders.

I agree
M. poultoni female. Note the red dorsal midline on the abdomen and compare with the similar M. inclemens which lacks this.

M. poultoni female


M. inclemens female

Moved for expert attention
Moved from Spiders. Sorry I accidentally moved it to the spiders page instead of the jumping spider page.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Dorsal shot
I reordered your images to put this one first since it's the main one we look at for IDing spiders. (I reworded your comment as well, so that it still makes sense.) I'm glad you posted the dorsal since even if it's not as clear it is very helpful when IDing spiders.

I think your spider is something in the Maevia genus. Compare with others here.

I'll move it to the jumping spider page to see what the experts think.

 
Thanks for your tips. When I
Thanks for your tips. When I looked at the page you recommended, I came up with Maevia poultoni. What do you think ? DK

 
Very Likely
Yes, that looks good to me, but it's best to let one of the experts confirm that.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.