Male reagal jumping spider. If I remember correctly, the scientific name is phillipus regius.
https://spiderid.com/spider/salticidae/phidippus/regius/ Hint, you can look up name spellings (tediously) without leaving the site by going to “spiders” in the three bar symbol menu. I wish our menu was more specific. 😉
That’s good to know! Spelling has never been my strong suit 😛
No problem! Another trick I use is to save the common name and Latin name together in my keyboard memory. That way when you type the common name the Latin can be auto-suggested for you to click on. Works great…if you spell it correctly before you save it! I messed that up when I started this, with a common spider, and had to go back and correct all the times I messed it up. BTW, you can type a common name into BugGuide’s search bar and sometimes it works. If only we had a search function like some kind of… Read more »
I’ll start doing that! Having a search feature on here would be very handy.