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Jumping Spider


Jumping spiders build silken "pup tents" where they shelter from bad weather and sleep at night. They molt within these shelters, and build and store egg cases within them.


Urban garden.


Carrhotus sp.

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Can't not smile at that !!

Thank you Atul for providing the species name. I placed it under "notes".

Atul 10 years ago

Superb !
A Carrhotus sp. jumping spider has this kind of a retreat :)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 11 years ago

very very sweet !

Thank you! :)

StephenSolomons 11 years ago

wonderful spotting

tibiprada 11 years ago


shekainah d. alaban
shekainah d. alaban 11 years ago

That's the most clever jumper Ive ever seen . Nice home sweet home.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 11 years ago

Very good.

rubens.luciano 11 years ago

Nice catch !

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 11 years ago

Nice find Leana!

Thank you for the comments and favorites :)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago


YukoChartraw 11 years ago

Ahhhh! So cute!

KarenL 11 years ago


emanuelgoyco 11 years ago

epic picture!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 11 years ago

Please consider adding this terrific spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at

DespinaTsafetopoulou 11 years ago

I love it!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 11 years ago

Very cute! He s hiding :P

Quezon, Central Luzon, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 16, 2012
Submitted on Nov 16, 2012

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