Phidippus audax
(Bold Jumper)

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Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal

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Do you know what spider this is? The spider was found in a basement bathroom in Peterborough, Ontario.

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CalumEwing
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No fear needed. It is one of the Jumping Spiders in the family Salticidae. This is the Bold Jumping Spider, Phidippus audax. They are active and curious with very good eyesight, but not aggressive or dangerous.

Trahearne
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Even if it was a baby tarantula, tarantulas are very harmless.

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