jumping spider definition

  • noun:
    • some of very many spiders, of the family Salticidae, that leap from location to put with the aid of a silk tether.
    • A spider associated with the family members Attidæ, which spins no web, but captures its prey by jumping upon it; any attid.
  • adjective:
    • spider associated with the genus Salticus and other relevant genera; among the Saltigradæ; -- so named given that it leaps upon its victim.

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