Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae)Saratus hesperus

5 "Venus" Peacock Spider at Mount Painter

Saratus hesperus at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2013

Identification history

Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Saratus hesperus 16 Apr 2018 MichaelMulvaney1.1K
Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Saratus hesperus 16 Apr 2018 Harrisi

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MichaelMulvaney1.1K wrote:
   17 Apr 2018
When Stuart Harris observed this species in a Majura vineyard, he not only discovered a new species but a whole new genus. He was inspired by the yellow disc in a dark blue background to give it the latin name of the plant Venus, what we see as the shiny yellow morning star
KerriLee wrote:
   Yesterday
Wonderful!

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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