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Jumping Spider (female)

Thyene cf. imperialis

Description:

Small female spider constructing a web-like structure in the fold of a leaf; last photo shows a second spider, a male, that came along to the web.

Habitat:

Spotted on the caper bush in my desert garden

Notes:

Same spider (I think) with prey seen a few days prior to this web spotting: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/161...

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4 Comments

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 7 years ago

Thanks. :-)

elhennawy
elhennawy 7 years ago

A jumping spider, family Salticidae. A subadult female visited by the male (Thyene cf. imperialis) at the last photograph.

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 7 years ago

Thanks, TKBotting!

TKBotting
TKBotting 7 years ago

Nice series!

Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

Egypt

Spotted on Oct 30, 2012
Submitted on Nov 25, 2012

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