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Appearance and Size Facts

  • Jumping spider females are generally larger than males
  • Among the most ornate of spiders
  • Many species are brightly colored and strikingly patterned
  • Stout bodies, short legs, and a very large pair of eyes on the front of the face
  • Size: 1/2 inch or shorter in length
  • Commonly seen around the home because they are active predators during the day

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Behavior & Habitat

Behavior & Habitat

Florida's temperate and humid conditions provide significantly increased insect and pest activity as compared to most areas of The US. The lack of a cold season allows pests to thrive and multiply all year long. Learn more about your pest here.

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Warning Signs of Infestation

Signs of Infestation

Pests provide a variety of warning signs that vary from species to species. Some may leave subtle clues while others may cause major structural damage resulting in thousands of dollars in repairs. Learn more to protect your home and family.

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How to Do It Yourself

Preventative Pest Tips

There are many things we can do to prevent pests from controlling our environment. Caulking cracks that pests can crawl through, maintaining sanitary conditions to deny pests a food source and eliminating any structure wood content with the earth are just a few.

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Special Offers

Special Offers

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Behavior & Habitat

Behavior & Habitats

Jumping spiders are commonly seen around the home because they are active predators during the day. They will stalk to within a few body lengths of the prey, crouch, crawl slowly forward, and then lift the front legs and pounce. They accomplish their spectacular jumps by means of muscular contractions in the body that force body fluids into the legs, causing the legs to extend rapidly. Most jumping spiders feed on insects, while others feed primarily on web-building spiders. Jumping spiders can leap 10 to 40 times the length of their body. Jumping spiders are particularly diverse in tropical regions, but occur in s ranging from rain forests to above the timberline on Mount Everest. More than 300 species have been described in the United States. They usually live outside near plant foliage, fences, walls, decks, and patios.

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