Phidippus borealis

Picture ID 17357

Picture of Phidippus borealis - Dorsal

Comments & ID Thoughts

I think this spider looks like a baby tarantula except for the bright colour. Although it looks orange in the picture, it was more of a reddish colour. Is it a jumper?
I thought it was extraordinary and somewhat exotic to see this spider where we live.

  • Submitted by: 
    Mjheff
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2018
  • Photographed: Jun 4, 2018
  • Spider: Phidippus borealis
  • Location: Okotoks , Alberta, Canada
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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SAMAROST

Noooooo its not a BABY TARANTULA . It is a jumping spider from the genus phidippus

ItsyBitsy

Hi, your image has been filed. See above image for ID. 🙂

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