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Regal Jumping Spider in Winter, Snow, Salticidae

Jumping Spiders: Winter Survival Innovations

Jumping Spiders: Masters of Winter Survival Through Silk Innovation and Natural Antifreeze

Love is in the Air: The Intricate Mating Behaviors of the Regal Jumping Spider

Love is in the Air: The Intricate Mating Behaviors of the Regal Jumping Spider

The Regal jumping spider (Phidippus regius) may be small, but it is big on personality, especially when it comes to mating. These arachnids, found throughout the southeastern United States, engage ...

newsRegal Jumping Spiders: The Precision Hunters

Regal Jumping Spiders: The Precision Hunters

Regal jumping spiders are small but mighty hunters found in North America. These spiders are known for their distinctive black and white striped bodies and iridescent green chelicerae. Interestingl...

newsThe Chelicerae of a Spider

The Chelicerae of a Spider

The chelicerae of a spider are one of their most unique and defining features. These structures are essentially the spider's jaws, and are located at the front of their cephalothorax, which is the ...