Bold Jumper Spider.

Bold Jumper Spider

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The bold jumper spider is a jumping spider native to most of North America. I just saw this spider sitting on a fence as I was walking on the street.

Bold Jumper Spider.

Bold Jumper Spider (Phidippus audax), sitting on a fence in Toronto.

Jumping spiders have excellent vision. They don’t build nets but stalk their prey and catch it by jumping on it.

Further Readings:

Phidippus audax on Wikipedia.
Bold Jumper Spider — Entomology — Penn State University.
Last updated: August 1, 2015

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