IntroductionA small indistinctly-marked species with dark males and pale females from the southwest. May be confused with the sympatric orestes but smaller, more gray than orange, lacking the lateral cheliceral ridge and having the short embolus broadening gradually into base prolaterally.
- Male face
- Female abdomen
- Male (AZ)
- Female (AZ)
Natural HistorySpecimens collected at elevations from 1100 to 1800 m (12 records). In Arizona, beaten from Quercus, Cercocarpus, Alnus, Salix, Chrysothamnus, pine, and spruce (6 records). Jung and Roth (1974) found this species in their zone 2 of the Chiricahua Mts.
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 verecunda http://tolweb.org/Pelegrina_verecunda/5018/1995.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 01 January 1995 (under construction).