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aussie bronze jumper - male

Helpis minitabunda

Description:

This attractive jumping spider was about 10mm long with a deep brown and cream body and glistening dark eyes.The front legs had white bands.

Habitat:

garden

Notes:

This jumping spider was not afraid of being photographed !. Males of this species are bigger than females which is unusual for spiders. here is a spotting of a female: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/161...

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7 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

Thanks, will do - I keep forgetting !

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Fabulous! Please consider adding this to the Jumping Spiders of the World mission http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1916...

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 8 years ago

thanks everyone - he was a handsome fella and very photogenic !

allencraig
allencraig 8 years ago

Wow what a beautiful spider! Nice shots, too!

Great Leuba,those eyes are awesome,second shot is super,congrats thanks for sharing

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Agreed! These are great Leuba! Lovely little spider :)

RachaelB
RachaelB 8 years ago

Great pics Leuba.

Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 17, 2012
Submitted on Nov 19, 2012

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