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Jumping Spider

Opisthoncus polyphemus


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.


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

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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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