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Bold Jumping Spider?


About half a centimetre. Black spider with light stripes on abdomen, head and legs. A small red w-shaped patch on upper part of abdomen (that led me to call it the wu-tang spider). Reddish "feet." This guy wasn't bothered by me following him (or her) around as it chased prey around a pyramid in southern Mexico.


Found on a ruin at Calakmul Biosphere Reserve. Sub tropical jungle


Possibly a Bold Jumping Spider. Two things make me question this though, the first being the size, I understand bold jumpers are quite big. This could be a young one though. The second question I have is the location. The range of the bold jumping spider doesn't seem to extend this far south, this specimen was found at Calakmul, close to the Guatemalan border...

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Campeche, Mexico

Lat: 18.11, Long: -89.81

Spotted on Feb 23, 2015
Submitted on Mar 17, 2015

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