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Northern Green Jumping Spider

Mopsus mormon


One of the largest of the jumping spiders. With its dark front legs outstretched it appeared a lot bigger than it was. It was not perturbed by my presence. Very inquisitive. This male has the characteristic white whiskers and top knot.


Sitting on the leaf blade of Megathyrsus maximus (Guinea grass), James Cook University

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1 Comment

jcra-explorer14 4 years ago

What type of plant is he on?

Andrea Lim
Spotted by
Andrea Lim

Cairns, QLD, Australia

Spotted on Feb 16, 2014
Submitted on Feb 17, 2014

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