Phidippus californicus   (three photos)
Female
1/2 inch (body length)


little green spider fangs

This Phidippus californicus was a thrill to find!  She was in an outbuilding on
Antelope Island and I think she had just dolled herself up for a photo shoot. 

Carol Davis 7-23-2009

phidippus californicus
These seem to be a Western US spider and are very docile.  I'm not
 saying they won't take the opportunity to jump on your camera
 lens but this one did not.  Carol Davis 7-23-2009

orange ad black spider
 
The tiny jumping spiders seem more apt to take the leap but most of the
 time they are just seeing their reflection in the lens and think it's
another spider.   Carol Davis 7-23-2009

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