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Jumping Spider

Siler Semiglaucus?


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.


Mango trees and bushes in tropical areas.


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

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Smith'sZoo 11 years ago

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

ChunXingWong 12 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 12 years ago

Beautiful colors!

GeoLeo42 12 years ago

The last picture screams "Field goal!" :)

ambientidm 12 years ago

some amazing colors on this one

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

Thank you!!

Sally Chuang
Sally Chuang 12 years ago

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

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

Thank you.. :-)

BenFrankyDeslauriers 12 years ago

I love the colors in his eyes

DoinaRussu 12 years ago

great! ....and funny!:)

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

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

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 12 years ago

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

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 12 years ago

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

Dangermouse 12 years ago

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

misako 12 years ago

beautiful colors!

StephanieCobbold 12 years ago

These are very nice pictures

Raiyan Ahmed
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Raiyan Ahmed


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

Spotted for Mission

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