Unidentified

Picture ID 156362

Picture of unidentified spider

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Does anyone know what species of salticidae this spider is? I have never seen this species before and I would love to learn more about it! It’s very small, about the size of an adult zebra jumping spider. I found it on my outdoor bench and captured it in one of my spare spider enclosures to take some better pictures. So it’s on a fake flower in this photo. I can upload a front facing photo if necessary for ID, thanks!

  • Submitted by: 
    Coreyannder
  • Submitted: May 15, 2022
  • Photographed: May 15, 2022
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Pewaukee , Wisconsin, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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TangledWeb

Sorry, I haven’t had a chance to look at this spider. There are at least 10 Marpissa species in the USA https://wsc.nmbe.ch/genus/2772 I used the World Spider Catalog to look up the number of US species. It isn’t comprehensive for all locations species are found, but it is an attempt to be comprehensive for all identified species in the World. Someone put most of the WSC into the appropriate Wikipedia articles, that’s another way to look it up. BugGuide.net has all of the North American Species too. Your spider has an interesting head shape. A photo from the front that… Read more »

TangledWeb

https://bugguide.net/node/view/84423#Salticidae Unfortunately they only have a few species shown for the family.