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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

1 Comment

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 6 years ago

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

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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