Phidippus Juniors
Unknown instars*

instar

instar
These two shots are of a tiny Phidippus instar.  It has orange on the head
and the one below does not.


instar

instar
These two shots were taken a few plants down down the road.  This was a bigger spider (although
still small) and the orange on the head had faded to almost nothing and the black on the back
has all but disappeared.  I still think it's the same species. I saw two mature Phidippus
this same day -- Phidippus Johnsoni and Apacheanus. © Carol Davis, 8-30-2009,
Promontory Point, Box Elder County, Utah

*Instar - a developmental stage of arthropods

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