Phidippus regius
(Regal Jumping Spider)

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Picture of Phidippus regius (Regal Jumping Spider) - Dorsal

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My daughter found this in her room. I have no idea if dangerous or not

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Hi, this is a Jumping Spider in the genus Phidippus. Tentatively a Regal Jumper, Phidippus regius.

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Not dangerous. Like most spiders they have venom but are not considered to be of medial significance and are unlikely to bite except in self defense. Everyone’s immune system is different though.

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