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Jumping Spider

Female Telamonia Sp.?


Size: 8-9mm. Translucent yellow body, small black patches on the eyes and two thin brownish stripes on the abdomen.


Tropical areas.


Any help with the ID is appreciated!

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36 Comments (1–25)

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

Its one of my favs too.. :-)

Darvesh 12 years ago

This has to be my favourite ! :-)

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

Pleasure indeed!!

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 12 years ago

Thnx @Raiyen!
Great work!

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

Emma~ Absolutely not.. :-) My camera is a Pentax K200D which is apparently minor factor. Any DSLR in the market can do this job. The hard part is the lens. With a traditional macro lens you can achieve upto 1x magnification normally. But these shot require more than 1x (4-5x or more) magnification. Two ways to get that much magnification are, 1.using a dedicated micro lens (Canon MPE 65) or using reversed wide lenses (24mm,35mm,28mm etc.). You can find plenty of DIYs in the web about reversed lens macro technique. Just in case you need to know anything more just give me a buzz please.. :-)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 12 years ago

@ Raiyen, do you mind sharing the details about the type of camera etc?

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

AlphaZeroOne ~ I took this shot using a reversed 28mm lens on my extensions bellow unit. The lens was extended for about 100mm to achieve the high magnification. Thanks for your appreciation!

AlphaZeroOne 12 years ago

Fab photo! May I ask what lens you used? It seems that this particular species of spider has well developed eyes as an aid to its hunting habits. Brilliant shot.

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

Thank you Nicole.. :-)

NicoleLook 12 years ago

Beautiful and amazing picture!

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

Thanks Paresh!!

PareshDalal 12 years ago

Great Pictures Raiyan !!!! keep it up !!!

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

Thank you very much everyone!! Its an honor indeed!!

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 12 years ago

Congrats Spider-Man! ha ha ha!
All your pics are good :)

DanielePralong 12 years ago

Congrats Raiyan, well deserved for all your efforts.

Wild Things
Wild Things 12 years ago

Lovely shots, congratulations Raiyan

Annelies 12 years ago

Those eyes are amazing! And the color is so beautiful... This is really an amazing picture of a fascinating spider.

Arun 12 years ago

Congrats Raiyan Ahmed ...

Eric Noora
Eric Noora 12 years ago

Congrats Raiyan :-)

IanMichaelIleto 12 years ago

Wonderful photo, Raiyan Ahmed. Congratulations on your Spotting of the Day!

pabloheitmeyer 12 years ago

great pic of a cool spider!

CindyBinghamKeiser 12 years ago

Congrats Raiyan. You have an amazing camera!

Liam 12 years ago

MoȮȮoM - Jumping Spider :D
Nice shot!

textless 12 years ago

It's great to see this photo featured... well deserved!

MickGrant 12 years ago

Congratulations Raiyan Ahmed!

Raiyan Ahmed
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Raiyan Ahmed

ঢাকা বিভাগ, Bangladesh

Spotted on Sep 8, 2011
Submitted on Sep 8, 2011

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