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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae)Maratus vespertilio

Bat-like peacock spider at Black Mountain

Maratus vespertilio at Black Mountain - 1 Oct 2017

Identification history

Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Maratus vespertilio 2 Mar 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Maratus vespertilio 1 Mar 2018 Harrisi
Unidentified 25 Feb 2018 UserVvgiSFZK

Author's notes

seen in leaf litter and bark at the base of several eucs, we think M. vespertilio? but no males sighted with them to confirm.

1 comment

Harrisi wrote:
   1 Mar 2018
this one is a male, they are the most cryptic of peacock spiders and do not have any garish colouration.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 1 Oct 2017 10:41 AM Recorded on
  • UserVvgiSFZK Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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