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Hi, I'm a Jumping Spider

Hi, I'm a jumping spider. I see that you found me on the tropical milkweed, Asclepias curassavica.  I'm just here for the prey, and you...

A jumping spider, member of the Salticidae family, perches on a tropical milkweed plant and eyes the photographer. Friend or foe? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A jumping spider, member of the Salticidae family, perches on a tropical milkweed plant and eyes the photographer. Friend or foe? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A jumping spider, member of the Salticidae family, perches on a tropical milkweed plant and eyes the photographer. Friend or foe? (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 5:16 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Yard & Garden

Jump!

There's a good reason why jumping spiders are named "jumping spiders." They jump.  A jumping spider, according to National Geographic, can...

Jumping spider on a petunia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Jumping spider on a petunia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Jumping spider on a petunia. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of jumping spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Close-up of jumping spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Close-up of jumping spider. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 9:53 PM

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