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Aussie Bronze Jumper

Helpis minitabunda

Description:

Fast grabby looking spider with interesting face. A jumping spider 2cm total length.

Habitat:

Urban garden, Agapanthus leaf then onto canna lily

Notes:

Too many spiders unnamed in this country. Finally found this ID thanks to CXW

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5 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Thanks CXW - looks good.

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 9 years ago

My bad, it's not a Bavia spider, it's a Helpis minitabunda.
Also known as Aussie Bronze Jumper.

DarrenC
DarrenC 10 years ago

fantastic shot

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

thanks CXW - looks good

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 10 years ago

It is a Jumping Spider alright.
As for the genus, looks like it is from the Bavia genus.

Mark Ridgway
Spotted by
Mark Ridgway

3158, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 28, 2011
Submitted on Nov 28, 2011

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