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Slender-legged jumping spider

Chinoscopus gracilis ?

Description:

1/2" leg span spider

Habitat:

Yasuni National Park


No species ID suggestions

7 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

It was "all eyes" Chun!
Lauren, I have no idea!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Very unique jumping spider - maybe with those long thin legs, it doesn't jump?

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 6 years ago

So skinny that his eyes almost pop out. :D

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Tamar! I was stoked to spot this guy - unmistakably a jumping spider from his eyes, but so different to the usual body shape!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

How did I miss this?! I have never seen a jumper like this. Super special find!

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Chun!

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 6 years ago

This was also photographed by Artour in http://www.flickr.com/photos/artour_a/43...

Orellana, Ecuador

Lat: -0.55, Long: -76.44

Spotted on Dec 7, 2012
Submitted on Dec 13, 2012

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