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This jumping spider was on the house plant I just bought...and it was FREE!! - So I got some info for everyone on Jumping Spiders: The jumping spider family (Salticidae) contains more than 500 described genera and about 5,000 described species,[2] making it the largest family of spiders with about 13% of all species.[3] Jumping spiders have good vision and use it for hunting and navigating. They are capable of jumping from place to place, secured by a silk tether. Both their book lungs and the tracheal system are well-developed, as they depend on both systems (bimodal breathing).

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  • Copyright: Dieter Appelhans (Boulderphotos) (34)
  • Genre: Lugares
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-09-29
  • Categories: Naturaleza
  • Camera: Nikon D700
  • Exposición: f/10.0, 1/60 segundos
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  • Versión de la foto: Versión original
  • Date Submitted: 2010-02-15 18:29
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