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Scorpion Mimic Jumper(Female)

Bavia kairali


Generally slender bodied with very prominent anterior legs holding in a posture like the pincers of a scorpion. Male black in colour with one light yellow elongated patch along the lateral side of the abdomen. In female in addition to the yellow patch as in male, a dull brown mid-dorsal patch is present. Female is brown in overall appearance. First pair of legs light brown in colour.


Gardens and leaves of small trees and leaf spikes of coconut and arecanut.

1 species ID suggestions

Scorpion Mimic Jumper(Female)
Bavia kairali Bavia kairali | Spiders of India

1 Comment

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 6 years ago

You can also refer to this link-

Karnataka, India

Lat: 13.36, Long: 75.52

Spotted on Jun 4, 2012
Submitted on Jun 4, 2012

Spotted for mission

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