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Elegant Golden Jumping Spider

Chrysilla volupe


Small jumping spider, with metallic black, blue and red patterns. This does not fit the pattern that I see completely in the pictures, leading me to believe its a subspecies or a different species entirely.


Urban settlement, close to small patches of jungle.

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Gaia80 7 months ago

I thought so too ornithoptera80, however I checked Mark Ridgways suggestion and it's identical to C. volupe. Thanks for the help with the right id!

Ornithoptera80 7 months ago

Great find, it is probably Chrysilla lauta, I also found one in India a couple of years ago.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 months ago

Yes tricky. Might be C.volupe?

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Spotted on Apr 11, 2020
Submitted on Jun 13, 2020

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