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Phaeacius lancearius Jumping spider

Phaeacius lancearius


Very few pictures found on the internet, all from around Burma and Malay Peninsula. Unlike other jumping spiders Phaeacius is unusually sedentary, generally resting in its unusual flattened pose for hours or days on logs, pieces of wood or any other solid surface, where it is very well camouflaged. Its preferred prey is moths and other insects, and jumping spiders. (Source: Size: 1.5cm (body only)

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3 Comments 6 years ago

Everyone loves adorable jumping spiders

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 6 years ago

Awesome spotting vipin. Incredible camouflage

ChunXingWong 6 years ago

Amazing camouflage spotting!
It looks similar to my spotting

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Karnataka, India

Spotted on Dec 6, 2012
Submitted on Dec 6, 2012

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