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Family: Salticidae

The Jumping Spiders

Genus: Metaphidippus
This genus is the most common genus found when sweeping tall grasses and bushes.
Nice reddish brown color. No markings on the abdomen or thorax, just same coloration throughout the entire body.
Notice the large front eyes. Also you can see that the spider is somewhat hairy.
LENGTH: Female: 3.7-6.3mm Male: 3-4.4mm
LOCATION: Eastern States and adjacent Canada to the Rockies.