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Family: Salticidae

The Jumping Spiders

Genus: Hobrocestum
Species: pulex
This spider you can see jumping around on the gray foundation of your house or on stones and leaves.
Here you can really see the gray markings. The legs are lighter than the abdomen and you can see the dark thorax with the light area behind the eyes.
Here you can really see the large front eyes. The spider is hairy but not overly so compared to other jumping spiders.
LENGTH: Female: 4.5-5.5mm Male: 4-4.5mm
LOCATION: New England and ajacent Canada south to Florida and west to Louisiana and Nebraska.