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The size of this spider was nearly 6-7mm. This is a colourful salticid found on leaves of shrubs. Cephalothorax is high; cephalus flat and thorax sloping. Sides are more or less vertical. The abdomen is oval and whitish anteriorly and narrowing to a rounder posterior. Front legs of the male are stronger and longer than others. Body is covered with dense bluish white iridescent sqamose hairs. Ventral side of the abdomen is whitish grey with two pairs of broad, elongated, transverse black bands along the sides. There is a semicircular black region near the spinnerets. The electric blue and black appearance of this spider in the field is most striking.
Foliage of garden plants and also in forest plants. Found in India to Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Southern china,
Spotted on Aug 18, 2012
Submitted on Aug 22, 2012
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