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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae)Opisthoncus polyphemus (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 13 Sep 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 13 Sep 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 13 Sep 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 13 Sep 2019
Unidentified at Suppressed - 13 Sep 2019

Identification history

Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Opisthoncus polyphemus 18 Sep 2019 YumiCallaway
Unidentified 17 Sep 2019 Tim L

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Author's notes

Thanks to Marcus Leach for the initial sighting of this small spider on a handrail in ANBG's Rainforest Gully.

1 comment

   18 Sep 2019
The colour, shape and three distinct lumps on the head all match up.
Some references:
http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=2148#7470
https://ednieuw.home.xs4all.nl/australian/salticidae/Salticidae.html

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • 13 Sep 2019 Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by

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