Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Jumping spider

Family Salticidae

Description:

Jumping spiders range in size from a body length of 1 to 22 mm; they have four pairs of eyes, being three secondary pairs, that are fixed, and the main pair, that is movable.

Habitat:

Jumping spiders live in a variety of habitats. Tropical forests harbor the most species, but they are also found in temperate forests, scrub lands, deserts, intertidal zones, and mountainous regions, like the critter shown here, which I found near the jungle of Atlantic Forest, in Parque São Vicente, Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, 840m above sea level.

Notes:

The town of the coordinates (lat: -22.538334, long: -43.228556) that I used for search, is not DUQUE DE CAXIAS, as reports the search map tool of this page, but PETRÓPOLIS, as shown here:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/22%C2%...

1 Species ID Suggestions

Pale Jumping Spider
Colonus sylvanus Salticidae? - Colonus sylvanus - BugGuide.Net


Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Duque de Caxias, RJ, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 18, 2011
Submitted on Mar 6, 2016

Reference

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team