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Scorpion Mimic Jumper(Female)

Bavia kairali

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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


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1 Comment

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 7 years ago

You can also refer to this link- http://spiderindia.lifedesks.org/node/11...

adarsha.joisa
Spotted by
adarsha.joisa

Karnataka, India

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

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