Adorable spider mama

I found this adorable jumping spider mama (Phiddipus audax, the bold jumping spider), and she was just too cute not to photograph. One of the undergrads working with us for the summer did not agree, but he’s entitled to his wrong opinion.
Phiddipus audax
Phiddipus audax
The spiders love to use our flagging as a nest space, which is how we accidentally discovered her
Phiddipus audax
Phiddipus audax
So cute
Phiddipus audax
Jumping spiders are the puppies of the spider world
Phiddipus audax

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