phidippus princeps

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5/7/15                        Spider of the Day

Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)-Phidippus- Phidippus princeps- Adult Male

Explanation of Names Latin: “first, chief, most important”. English “prince” came from this word.

Food Insects, spiders and possibly other small invertebrates.

Found in my yard today :)

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6/2/15                     Spider of the Day

Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)-Phidippus princeps Female VERY gravid :)

Explanation of Names Latin: “first, chief, most important”. English “prince” came from this word.

Size 6 - 12mm

Food Insects, spiders and possibly other small invertebrates and vertebrates as well.

Lots of little Jumpers soon!!!