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Northern Green Jumping Spider

Mopsus mormon

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

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1 Comment

jcra-explorer14
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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