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Common Housefly Catcher spider

Plexippus petersi

Description:

Moth spotting http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/705... is no more! :-( Spider no bigger that 1 cm (0.4 inches).

Habitat:

Hills overlooking Manila.

Notes:

Maybe that ant was a spider-informer...

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10 Comments

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

ID updated

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

And thank you again dear Gina for another ID ! :-)

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

Thanks Ed, Raiyan and Dangermouse!

Gina9210
Gina9210 10 years ago

If found in the Philippines it should be Plexippus paykulli.

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 10 years ago

Brilliant set of photos, what a spotting!

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 10 years ago

It surely looks like a Plexippus Petersi.. Nice set of photographs!!

Ed von Ems
Ed von Ems 10 years ago

Super!

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

Maybe it's a Plexippus petersi...?
http://salticidae.org/salticid/diagnost/...

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 10 years ago

Thanks so much!

that is a jumping spider for sure

AnnvanWijgerden
Spotted by
AnnvanWijgerden

Quiapo, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 13, 2011
Submitted on Aug 13, 2011

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