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Jumping Spider

Portia Sp.

Description:

A female sp. probably. It was found on a leaf near the silk shack. Size: 7-8mm. White band below the anterior median eyes. Golden brown colored abdomen and slight pinkish red coloration on the head and front legs. Pretty big posterior median and lateral eyes. Typical folded back legs. Had thick bristles of hair midway of the front pair of legs.

Habitat:

Tropical forest areas, gardens.

Notes:

These are amazing jumpers. Cannibals that feed on other spiders. Developed some mimicking habits. This one is probably the female Sp. of this.. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/723...

1 Species ID Suggestions

jumping spider
brettus sp.


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3 Comments

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 9 years ago

Thanks for the appreciation!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 9 years ago

Raiyan, amazing as usual! I enjoyed the detailed notes on this one.

Atul
Atul 9 years ago

nice work Raiyan

Raiyan Ahmed
Spotted by
Raiyan Ahmed

ঢাকা বিভাগ, Bangladesh

Spotted on Oct 8, 2011
Submitted on Oct 11, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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