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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae)Maratus calcitrans

2 Kicking peacock spider at Black Mountain

5 images

Maratus calcitrans at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2018
Maratus calcitrans at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2018
Maratus calcitrans at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2018
Maratus calcitrans at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2018
Maratus calcitrans at Black Mountain - 29 Oct 2018

Identification history

Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Maratus calcitrans 15 Dec 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Maratus calcitrans 13 Dec 2018 silversea_starsong
Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Salticidae (family) 13 Dec 2018 silversea_starsong

Author's notes

While trying to flush crickets, something else jumped out! Maratus sp. -- no option to select this genus in the identify section.

1 comment

   13 Dec 2018
Great Photos - there seems to be a relationship of presence of this spider and time since last fire and any Black Mountain record will help us check this relationship further - thanks for the posting

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 Oct 2018 4:22 PM Recorded on
  • silversea_starsong Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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