Colonus sylvanus
(Sylvana Jumping Spider)

Picture ID 12922

Picture of Colonus sylvanus (Sylvana Jumping Spider) - Male - Lateral

Comments & ID Thoughts

It seems to be a male Colonus Sylvanus(Sylvana Jumping Spider). I noted was that this specimen was very skittish. I found the spider at roughly five thirty PM on a tall and thin bush. Front legs to back it was roughly half an inch long. I also have other pictures and a video witch may better display this specimen.
PS-Does any one know any good reference for studying specific Salticidae?

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcolme to Spider ID. 🙂 Off the top of my head some good resources for Jumping Spider info. are:
http://peckhamia.com
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1962/tree/all
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/genlist/83/Salticidae

ItsyBitsy

If you sign up and log in to the last site on the list you’ll have free access to a LOT of scienfic papers too.

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Picture of Colonus sylvanus (Sylvana Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Colonus sylvanus (Sylvana Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture