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Family: Salticidae

The Jumping Spiders

Genus: Salticus
Species: scenicus
This spider is very common around houses, similar to the Genus Hobrocestum.  You will see this spider on fences and on walls outside the house. It sometimes will even make its home in your home! I actually found this spider in my house.
Kind of a rough picture but you can see the gray markings well. Also notice that this is a male because of the enlarged pedipalps (in front of his face).
LENGTH: Female: 4.3-6.4mm Male: 4-5.5mm
LOCATION: Throughout the northern United States and southern Canada.