Spider, Jumping Spider (Phidippus workmani)

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

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Washington, District Of Columbia
Medora, North Dakota
River Falls, Wisconsin

Members' Notes:

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Positive

On May 26, 2008, wayfarers from Washington, DC (Zone 6b) wrote:

I was looking through the plants for weeds when I came across this jumping spider. Behaviorally this spider differs from Phidippus audax by being both rather shy and also rather inclined to make a threat display.