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Wandering Jumping Spider

Cytaea severa


A small to medium-sized jumping spider, females to 7mm, males darker and smaller, to 6mm. Usually found wandering on foliage where they are well camouflaged. Known from Queensland in dry eucalypt scrub to rainforest margins. The body is a cryptic pattern of buff-cream to white with patches of browns and oranges. The females sometimes have pale, translucent, even greenish yellow legs and are generally more brightly coloured than the male.

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1 Comment

beaker98 10 years ago

Beautiful jumper!

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Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Aug 4, 2013
Submitted on Sep 4, 2013

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