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Jumping Spider

Siler Semiglaucus?

Description:

A tiny jumper (About 5mm). Colorful body with orange pattern on the abdomen. Mimics ants. The front pair of legs are raised frequently to mimic the antennas of an ant.

Habitat:

Mango trees and bushes in tropical areas.

Notes:

Very restless. Keeps moving all the time and very difficult to shoot.

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17 Comments

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 7 years ago

This spider has something to say! :) great spot Raiyan Ahmed.

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 8 years ago

No wonder it preys on big ants, though I don't find that it mimics ants as good enough as the myrmarachne.
By the way, I agree that Siler Semiglaucus is the most likely species.

July Llanes
July Llanes 9 years ago

Beautiful colors!

GeoLeo42
GeoLeo42 9 years ago

The last picture screams "Field goal!" :)

ambientidm
ambientidm 9 years ago

some amazing colors on this one

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 9 years ago

Thank you!!

Sally Chuang
Sally Chuang 9 years ago

nice shot..especial in last photo..very interesting..

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 9 years ago

Thank you.. :-)

I love the colors in his eyes

DoinaRussu
DoinaRussu 9 years ago

great! ....and funny!:)

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 9 years ago

Yeah, spot on! I thought it was eager to give me a hug.. :-)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Ah.. I feel spider showing attendance sign in first picture and in last picture signs like Traffic Police.

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 9 years ago

Thanks for the appreciation! It indeed was a funny little jumper.. :-)

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 9 years ago

Fantastic - that first photo is very 'pick me! Pick me!' :)

misako
misako 9 years ago

beautiful colors!

StephanieCobbold
StephanieCobbold 9 years ago

These are very nice pictures

Raiyan Ahmed
Spotted by
Raiyan Ahmed

Bangladesh

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

Spotted for Mission

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