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Jumping spider

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Species:
Euryattus bleekeri (QM)
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: 9 mm
male: 6 mm
Habitat:
This spider is often found on grass leaves and also constructs a retreat in which to lay eggs
Toxicity:
Bitings only cause local pain and inflammation
Euryattus bleekeri
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Female epigynum
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With leaf retreat
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Bronze markings
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Uncertain maturity

A noteworthy feature of Euryattus bleekeri seems to be the variability in its surface markings, especially when the specimen is immature.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Several other salticid species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 21 December 2016.