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Jumping Spider

Opisthoncus polyphemus

Description:

This jumping spider has black and white pattern on the head. The rest of the body is pale brown with white markings. It rolls up a leaf into a tube to make a retreat. The eyes are arranged in two rows and the first pair are large and forward facing. They can turn their head to look at things around them.

Habitat:

common in shrubs and trees, on the ground, and around railings and ledges on buildings.

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2 Comments

Thank you Raiyan :).

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 9 years ago

Really cute one!! Gr8 catch!!

2325, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jan 17, 2011
Submitted on Aug 19, 2011

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