Salticidae
(Jumping Spiders)

Picture ID 99960

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About 15mm Long. Abdomen reddish tan torso

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TangledWeb

Did the computer force you to choose a U.S. state? That happens sometimes. We know Ecuador isn’t in Massachusetts. 🙂

TangledWeb

Thanks! I don’t know what the spider is yet, but it does help to have more info on why the programming mixes the US with other countries. Yes, we identify Worldwide spiders. Many spiders live in multiple countries so our gallery shows all of the species that have been submitted from anywhere. I’m using Apple IOS for this site because the device screen is bigger and I couldn’t replicate it the forced US state glitch. It seems a bit rude to me to have our states forced on other countries. 🙁 I’ll try testing it with my Android phone with… Read more »

ItsyBitsy

I can’t seem to get rid of the Massachusetts either. It looked like United States was initially chosen by accident. I changed it to Ecuador but there’s still a state stuck in there. This is a Jumping Spider (Salticidae). There are some similar looking options in the genera Frigga and Freya.

TangledWeb

I’ve lived mainly in Southern NH and northern CT on the state lines with MA. I just can’t get rid of the Massachusetts. ;( I tested the Locations list with Google Chrome (this site is awful with Android, the ads overwhelm it.) Only U.S. and Canada have required drop down boxes for a required more specific location . I’m not sure what is meant by, “United States minor outlying islands.” Aren’t they all in states or territories? Weirder is that we have the “Holy See” as a spider sighting location. That isn’t actually a physical place of its own. It… Read more »

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