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Jumping Spider

Thiania bhamoensis

Description:

Because two males will readily fight each other, either in a natural setting, or if put together, they are commonly known as "fighting spider" in South-east Asia. These spiders are commonly kept in matchboxes with a piece of green leaf and a spat of saliva for moisture. A spider that wins fight after fight gets the status of "first king". A common belief is that the darkest males are most aggressive. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thiania_bha...

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1 Comment

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Very nice great colors !

vipin.baliga
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vipin.baliga

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Nov 8, 2012
Submitted on Nov 9, 2012

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