No Common Name Colonus sylvanus (Hentz, 1846)  Synonyms: Thiodina sylvana.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Arachnida   >   Order Araneae   >   Family Salticidae   >   Genus Colonus   

Status:

Found throughout the eastern U.S.

Description:

Colonus puerperus males look superficially the same as the males of this species but can be separated in the field by the type of white patch in the middle of the carapace. The white patch on Colonus sylvanus is circular or squared. In contrast, C. puerperus has a longitudinal white stripe that reaches almost to the posterior edge of the carapace. (BugGuide)

There are 43 records in the project database.

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The jumping spider Colonus sylvanus with prey in Howard Co., Maryland (9/21/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Colonus sylvanus with prey in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/31/2015). Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/22/2017). Determined by Laura P./BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/14/2016). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/10/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A male Colonus sylvanus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/21/2011). Determined by Ben Coulter/BugGuide. Photo by Eric Gofreed. (MBP list)

A male Colonus sylvanus in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/21/2011). Determined by Ben Coulter/BugGuide. Photo by Eric Gofreed. (MBP list)

A female Colonus sylvanus in Harford Co., Maryland (9/13/2019). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/18/2019). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/26/2019). Determined by Bob Biagi/BugGuide. Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/14/2016). Determined by Chad Heins/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A female Colonus sylvanus in Howard Co., Maryland (7/28/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A male Colonus sylvanus in Baltimore City, Maryland (5/22/2015). Determined by Chad Heins/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A male Colonus sylvanus in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/28/2012). Determined by Rikki Hall/BugGuide. Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A female Colonus sylvanus in Howard Co., Maryland (7/28/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A male Colonus sylvanus in Howard Co., Maryland (9/28/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/11/2016). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/16/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/16/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus jumping spider in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/6/2013). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

Colonus sylvanus in Charlottesville, Virginia (9/10/2011). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

A female Colonus sylvanus in New Church, Virginia (5/15/2011). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A male Colonus sylvanus in New Church, Virginia (5/15/2011). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/26/2019). Determined by Chad Heins/BugGuide. Photo by Pauline Horn. (MBP list)

Colonus sylvanus in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/14/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Colonus sylvanus in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/17/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A male Colonus sylvanus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/10/2017). Verified by Chad Heins/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

Colonus sylvanus in Harford Co., Maryland (8/23/2014). Photo by Bill Keim. (MBP list)


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