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Phidippus asotus (courtship)

Arizona

Mystaceus group-This was a capture I was hoping to get someday!! Someday is NOW!!!! What a cool Phidippus! I was specifically looking for this species while on a trip to Arizona last summer but didn't think I found any. I found a bunch of sub-adult phids that I couldn't ID until the final molt. This beautiful guy was one of them. Photo © copyright by Patrick Zephyr.