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Elegant Golden Jumper

Chrysilla Lauta


Size: 5mm. Probably not a fully matured one. Very colorful Sp. Found on a roadside bush.


Tropical forest and shrubs.


Spotted this one for probably the fourth time. Notes from wikipedia: The male is very slender. Its carapace is orange-red, with a narrow bluish-white, iridescent transverse stripe between the eyes. The robust chelicerae do not point forward. The long scutum of the opisthosoma is dark brown and covered with dense, bronze-colored hairs. The long legs are brownish-yellow, with the first pair, and the last segments of the others brown.

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61 Comments (1–25)

D'eepak 3 years ago

i hav got one ..........
I'm from india

HazelMarley 6 years ago


ceejayalyssa 7 years ago

colorful and pretty :)

Wonderful... So colorful. :)

PhilipChen 7 years ago

smallest thing in fact have the greatest fascination~

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Wow, so colorful

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Magnificent captures for a magnificent species!

thundermak 7 years ago

cool pics

PalomadelaVega 7 years ago

lovely colors!

WOW!! Fantastic!! Lovely!! no words... Love that spider.

YukoChartraw 7 years ago

What a colorful little guy he is!

IsabellaFiers 8 years ago

Amazing !!

kimkiu 8 years ago

very unique one!!!

MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wow!!! Great series!!!

EmilieChich 8 years ago

Psychedelic spider. Wow!

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 8 years ago

Thanks indeed!! This guy indeed was a cool one.. :-)

Wow, I've never seen a jumper with colors like that - spectacular!

MarceloCamacho 8 years ago

Very nice!

animaisfotos 8 years ago

The series is superb. The last shot is a winner. Had no idea that they could be that colorful. Beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 8 years ago


ClementDufour 8 years ago


VivBraznell 8 years ago

I'm hooked on jumping spiders! Think I may have a spotting of my own from this morning, could be blurred though : (

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 8 years ago

Thank you indeed for the honor and appreciation! It feels gr8!! I've been very busy lately with some projects and couldn't login regularly.. :-( In the meanwhile, I've taken some more photographs of a few different salticidaes that I haven't seen before.. Hope to post them in here soon.. Thanks once again everyone!!

Atul 8 years ago

Lovely !!Congrats

aldrin 8 years ago

Congrats on the spotting of the day!...

Raiyan Ahmed
Spotted by
Raiyan Ahmed

Savar Union, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

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

Spotted for Mission

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