IntroductionResembling the sympatric verecundus but larger and more orange; also differing in the more abrupt angle between the erect portion of the embolus and the base. The lack of a second ramus near the embolic opening makes the placement of this species in Pelegrina tentative.
- Male face
- Female abdomen
- Male (Madera Cyn., AZ)
- Female (Madera Cyn., AZ)
Natural HistoryAt Madera Canyon in Arizona, beating oaks, especially Quercus hypoleucoides, in oak woodland. Also collected from oaks at other localities (2 records, Arizona and Oaxaca). Collected from 1200-1900 m elevation in Arizona and Oaxaca (5 records). At Madera Canyon this species was common in August (5 males 3 females) but rare in June (1 male).
About This PageIncluded on this page are images and text from Maddison, W.P. 1996. Pelegrina Franganillo and other jumping spiders formerly placed in the genus Metaphidippus (Araneae: Salticidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. l54(4): 215-368. These images and text are copyright © 1996 The President and Fellows of Harvard College
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Tree of Life Web Project. 1995. Pelegrina orestes http://tolweb.org/Pelegrina_orestes/5010/1995.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 01 January 1995 (under construction).