SALTICIDAE - PEACOCK JUMPING SPIDER

FACT FILE - 291

Family

Salticidae

Species

Maratus tasmanicus
Otto and Hill, 2011

Body Length

Female: 5.5mm
Male: 5mm

Habitat

Found on the ground and on small shrubs near the beach.

Toxicity

Too small to be considered harmful to humans.

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Male.
Photo: ©Jürgen Otto

2912

Female
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Male
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Male. Facing view.
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Male and female. Male doing courtship gesturing with third pair of legs.
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