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Jacksonoides species

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Species:
Jacksonoides species (see below)
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: 5 mm
male: 4 mm
Habitat:
On green leaves in rainforests
Toxicity:
May cause local inflammation
Jacksonoides species

The identification of this spider is tentative but is based on the original drawings included in a paper by F.R. Wanless. Several Australian Jacksonoides species have been described but it seems most, if not all, of them are found only in Northern Australia.

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


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