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Elegant Jumping Spider

Chrysilla lauta

Description:

This is an Elegan Jumping Spider that i found on the wall of my house. It body filled with vibrant colors - blue, red, black, cream, and green. The size of this spider is about 6 mm in length.

Habitat:

- Spotted on the wall of my house.

Notes:

- This spider is from the family of Salticidae (jumping spiders). Thanks to Nuwan Chathuranga and EnvUnlimited for the ID.
* Kingdom: Animalia
* Phylum: Arthropoda
* Class: Arachnida
* Order: Araneae
* Suborder: Araneomorphae
* Family: Salticidae
* Subfamily: Heliophaninae
* Genus: Chrysilla
* Species: C. lauta

2 Comments

folicallychalled
folicallychalled 6 years ago

I agree with the ID, but what puzzles me is why this species is separated away from cosmophasis, which has such similarities.

Dave

Lanzz
Lanzz 6 years ago

Thanks NuwanChathuranga and EnvUnlimited for the ID...

Lanzz
Spotted by
Lanzz

Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 5, 2015
Submitted on Jan 9, 2015

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