The smaller/lighter grey variety otiosus juveniles are out of lighter grey and white parents of smaller sized otiosus.


The larger/medium orange variety otiosus juveniles are out of two light orange parents of medium/larger sized otiosus.  They are light grey until the last two molts and should turn a light orange shade as adults.  There are no guarantees as to adult coloring in juveniles, though.


They are eating hydei, house flies, 1/4" mealworms. All of my otiosus juveniles take on female coloration, hence it's difficult to sex them until later on. But these juveniles are most likely females. (Stock photo is a general idea of what the spider will look like upon maturity/as an older juvie, not the same spider or necesarily what they currently look like now, though very similar.)



Safe temperatures for shipping to your door: 40F-80F on the day of delivery.



When temperatures fall into the ranges between 36F-40F and 80F-88F on your day of delivery, select hold for pick-up to ensure live arrival guarantee is applied to your order.

Hold for pick-up entails you picking up your package at your nearest FedEx hub (not a ship center). I will e-mail you with pick-up address, or if you want to request one, go to and filter locations near you for "dangerous goods shipping".



All jumping spiders are shipped via FedEx 2-Day through ShipYourReptile only, with insulated box and heat pack/ice pack as weather determines. I only ship on Mondays, in case there is an issue, I can contact customer service and find your precious package without too much delay or having them stuck somewhere through the weekend.​



I URGE customers NOT to ship when temperature lows fall below 36F and when temperature highs hit over 88F on day of delivery. If customer still chooses to purchase, it will void the live arrival guarantee, even if held for pick-up.


**Actual shipping labels may differ in cost from the flat rate option the site's features are limited to, in the case there is a larger discrepancy than the additional for supplies and overhead I charge, I will include a spider that's larger (greater in value) or extra spiders OR upgrade shipping to overnight shipping. I do try to include an extra, as availability allows in case of DOAs (which is very rare to begin with).**

Phidippus otiosus juvenile (Canopy Jumping Spider)


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