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    jumping spider

    i caught a little orange and black jumping spider on our chicken coop door today can anyone tell me more about it? i tried taking pics but my camera sucks and the pictures are too blurry to even see the spider

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    Re: jumping spider

    i betcha it's a phidippus audax

    edit: i take that back. i betcha it's a phidippus.

    if it's like this one:
    http://bugguide.net/node/view/35192
    it's a p. audax

    if it's like this one:
    http://bugguide.net/node/view/338836/bgimage
    it could be 1 in about 10ish things.

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    Re: jumping spider

    it looks exactly like the phidippus audax are they native to colorado too? i'm thinking about keeping it it's cute i just wanna make sure it can be kept properly if i do keep it

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    Re: jumping spider

    P audax are all OVER the place! coast to coast. and it's just about the most fun little spider you can own / care for.

    enjoy!

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    Re: jumping spider

    okay i'm gonna google a care sheet of one and try to keep it idk if it's male or female don't really care either way i've always loved jumping spiders and thought it was a pretty one thanks brian for the help

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