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Jumping Spider

Description:

this was one of the largest jumping spiders I have seen to date. It measures nearly 1/2" long

Habitat:

Tropical dry forest in NW Costa Rica 5 weeks into the rainy season.



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34 Comments (1–25)

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano a year ago

This one is incredible. I have only seen one other since this shot. Thanks Hunter. I sent you a mail through another site.

Wow! Incredible, I've never seen one like this.

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano a year ago

thanks chun

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong a year ago

It seems that this species can be found in Mexico too.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/125...

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano a year ago

@ Dixie, It is funny that you put that he is cute. I put this on my Facebook as "Fuzzy Jumping Spider" and all my friend's who I thought would be afraid of spiders really enjoyed this spotting. The "fuzzy" made it endearing. Truly, this spider is quite lovely.
Mayra, thanks! I am so glad you enjoyed this spotting!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann a year ago

Wow!!! Incredible!!!!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano a year ago

@asergio thanks so much, I have been really doing my best to refine my macro skills and I really am aspiring to reach your level of expertise. @Gerardo..Thank you so much! @Emma thank you also! I appreciate all of you and I am tickled to be a part of such a worthwhile endeavor!

Hema Shah
Hema Shah a year ago

Congrats!

Congratulations great series.

Congratulations, Ig. It is a great photo of a tiny spider... :-)

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano a year ago

Thanks so much Jolly! What luck!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez a year ago

Congratulations! This little beauty made it to SOTD!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano a year ago

Gracias harsuame!

harsuame
harsuame a year ago

Grandioso!!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano a year ago

Hahahaha chebeague! Great analogy! I had to shoot this with a 600mm lense and 2x telextender because it was the size of a polar bear! just kidding!

chebeague2
chebeague2 a year ago

that is so cool! it looks like a polar bear! (only with 8 eyes)

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano a year ago

Thanks Aislinn! I can't believe this is spotting of the day!

AislinnSemethy
AislinnSemethy a year ago

nice!!!!!!!!!!!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano a year ago

Thanks for all your lovely comments. i am glad you all enjoyed this spotting as much as I did!!!

Lizzy
Lizzy a year ago

That's one very cute spider! Fabulous spotting!

Jeannette
Jeannette a year ago

Congratulations lovely spider :)

VivBraznell
VivBraznell a year ago

Congratulations IgCostaNut on the SOTD .... from a Jumping Spider fan ö

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri a year ago

Congratulations

ChristineFisher
ChristineFisher a year ago

"I'm gonna love him and hug him and call him George!" Yep. I feel THAT way about spiders... great shot!!!

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Awesome spot! Congratulations Ig!

Costa Rica

Lat: 10.20, Long: -85.83

Spotted on May 23, 2012
Submitted on May 27, 2012

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