Jumping spider: marpissa muscosa

HamZ

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This is a spider species i know live round my area( urban england)however i cannot seem to find them so do you have any tips?
 

pannaking22

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Check under pieces of debris that get warmed by the sun. Could also be sitting on the sides of houses.
 

Andrea82

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Just found a mm of this species yesterday :) was jumping in my living room so I escorted it outside :)
Sunny walls or gardenchairs/tables seem to be most attractive.
 

HamZ

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Just found a mm of this species yesterday :) was jumping in my living room so I escorted it outside :)
Sunny walls or gardenchairs/tables seem to be most attractive.
Your lucky the last time i found onr was few weeks ago on a garden post i was amazed i thought London only had small jumpers although i recently found a massive zebra spider but on sundays ill use this information while looking thanks a lot guys
 

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Haven't ever seen one (I'm in the US), so I just picked general urban hiding spots that jumpers tend to use. That's where I tend to have the most luck looking around for them here.
 

HamZ

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Haven't ever seen one (I'm in the US), so I just picked general urban hiding spots that jumpers tend to use. That's where I tend to have the most luck looking around for them here.
yeh i just look at walls exposed to sunlight on sunny days.
 

HamZ

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Also i got a clue on a tree near my house i found some loose woodbark with retreat Web around it on a very sunny day ill go and check
 

HamZ

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I found a jumper on a tree however it looks like a zebra spider but is marked weirdly is has a brown abdomen
 
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