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Jumping Spider


about 20mm long in length, having very long legs. brownish with white texture It has big "hammer look - hand?"(i dont know what is it called) it extremely alert and fast escape.


woody jungle, found this at tree bark brownish white background. it camouflage well with bark or woody texture from top view.

1 Species ID Suggestions

jumping spider
Phaeacius malayensis

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Ashutosh Dudhatra
Ashutosh Dudhatra 8 years ago

It is a salticid from subfamily Spartaeinae..This subfamily also include Portia and Brettus ..This subfamily can be differentiated from other jumpers by presence of larger posterior median eye whc is too small in other jumpers

Jack Settle
Jack Settle 8 years ago


Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Lovely pics!

naross 8 years ago

Brilliant photos! What an amazing spider, and what big eyes he/she has. Photos to be proud of, Philip. Beautiful clarity and light.

PhilipChen 8 years ago

thanks agravate :)

agravate 8 years ago

Wow. Amazing photos.

PhilipChen 8 years ago

thanks TicThapanya, Mariana1 and sofit1
Atul, yupe i still have some more shots of this jumper.

TicThapanya 8 years ago

beautiful photo

Atul 8 years ago

interesting !! do you have some more shots of this jumper ?

PhilipChen 8 years ago

thanks Mauna, Gerardo and Sachin.

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 8 years ago

Astounding, Philip!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wow wonderful series !

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago


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Kuching, Malaysia

Spotted on Feb 24, 2013
Submitted on May 16, 2013

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