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Definition of Jumping spider

Jumping spider
Jumping Jump"ing, p. a. & vb. n. of Jump, to leap. Jumping bean, a seed of a Mexican Euphorbia, containing the larva of a moth (Carpocapsa saltitans). The larva by its sudden movements causes the seed to roll to roll and jump about. Jumping deer (Zo["o]l.), a South African rodent (Pedetes Caffer), allied to the jerboa. Jumping jack, a toy figure of a man, jointed and made to jump or dance by means of strings. Jumping louse (Zo["o]l.), any of the numerous species of plant lice belonging to the family Psyllid[ae], several of which are injurious to fruit trees. Jumping mouse (Zo["o]l.), North American mouse (Zapus Hudsonius), having a long tail and large hind legs. It is noted for its jumping powers. Called also kangaroo mouse. Jumping mullet (Zo["o]l.), gray mullet. Jumping shrew (Zo["o]l.), any African insectivore of the genus Macroscelides. They are allied to the shrews, but have large hind legs adapted for jumping. Jumping spider (Zo["o]l.), spider of the genus Salticus and other related genera; one of the Saltigrad[ae]; -- so called because it leaps upon its prey.

Meaning of Jumping spider from wikipedia

- Jumping spiders are a group of spiders that constitute the family Salticidae. As of 2019, this family contained over 600 described genera and over 6000...
- of dead spiders curl up. Spiders can generate pressures up to eight times their resting level to extend their legs, and jumping spiders can jump up to 50...
- group of jumping spiders easily identified both by their relatively large size and their iridescent chelicerae. Like other jumping spiders, due to their...
- Phidippus johnsoni, the red-backed jumping spider, is one of the largest and most commonly encountered jumping spiders of western North America. It is not...
- The zebra spider (Salticus scenicus) is a common jumping spider of the Northern Hemisphere. Like other jumping spiders it does not build a web. It has...
- Portia is a genus of jumping spider that feeds on other spiders (i.e., they are araneophagic or arachnophagic). They are remarkable for their intelligent...
- Phidippus regius, known commonly as the regal jumping spider, is a species of jumping spider in eastern North America. Adult males range from 6 to 18 mm...
- black markings. The eyesight of these spiders is not nearly as good as that of the Salticidae (jumping spiders). Nevertheless, their vision is quite sufficient...
- Platycryptus undatus, also called tan jumping spider, is a species of jumping spider. Platycryptus undatus occurs in North and Central America. The distribution...
- groups, bettered by jumping spiders of the family Salticidae (which can distinguish colors) and the huntsman spiders. Wolf spiders are unique in the way...
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