SALTICIDAE - JUMPING SPIDER

FACT FILE - 007

Family

Salticidae

Species

Helpis minitabunda
(L. Koch, 1880)

Body Length

Female: 9mm
Male: 7mm

Habitat

Builds a silk retreat in a rolled-up leaf or under fence railings. Often found around houses.

Toxicity

May cause local pain and inflamation. Usually considered harmless.

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Female

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Female

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Male

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Male

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Egg sacs