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Jumping Spider

Lyssomanes sp.

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Notes:

Lyssomanes is a spider genus of the Salticidae family (jumping spiders). Approximately 80 species have been described, ranging from South and Central America, up to the southern United States. They are long-legged, with translucent bodies frequently green or yellow. They resemble lynx spiders, except that they have large anterior median eyes.

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11 Comments

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Nice series Kel :)

Sckel
Sckel 7 years ago

thanks, karen, riekos, beaker. thanks to all

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Great series Sckel!

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Nice spotting.

beaker98
beaker98 7 years ago

Awesome jumper Sckel! Love the slim profile it has.

Sckel
Sckel 7 years ago

Thanks Lauren. I also thought it was a spider Lynx. Then I showed a picture for the João, he said it's a jumping spider. Baycca, I put Lyssomanes sp. I can not be sure. Wait for help.

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

There are about 40 species of Lyssomanes in Brazil. Can we be sure that we got the right one? I am not sure if L. viridis goes down so far to the south. Please, I do not challenge the suggested ID, I think the genus is correct, but would you please check the range once more and try to get some more info about the several species.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Amazing Sckel, I thought it was a type of Linx Spider at first! Really nice find!

Sckel
Sckel 7 years ago

thanks, EnvUnlimited

Sckel
Sckel 7 years ago

Thank you for ID, TKBotting. This is the most amazing jumping spider I've ever found.

TKBotting
TKBotting 7 years ago

This is a crazy looking jumper! "What big jaws you have!" Very cool.

Sckel
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Sckel

Cariacica, Espírito Santo, Brazil

Spotted on Sep 16, 2013
Submitted on Sep 16, 2013

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