Jumping Spider (Phidippus audax)

Order: Araneae (ah-RAY-nee-ee) (Info)
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Phidippus
Species: audax

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Oakland, Maryland
Glassboro, New Jersey
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Portland, Oregon
Grand Prairie, Texas
Salt Lake City, Utah
Blacksburg, Virginia
Bluefield, Virginia
Richmond, Virginia
Selah, Washington
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On Jul 16, 2010, tardis from Albuquerque, NM wrote:

Aka "Daring Jumping Spider", Phidippus audax is an audaciously intelligent arachnid often found in the garden and sometimes indoors here in Albuquerque and all over the US. Very attractive, interactive, and amusing. These large jumping spiders have iridescent green chelicerae and are unmistakable.