Thursday, April 26, 2012

Jumping Spider (Plexippus petersi), Sumatra Indonesia


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This spider is from the family of Salticidae under genus of Plexippus. The species name is Plexippus petersi.


This jumping spider is hairy in brown color. The chepalothorax has two black arched marks along the back of chepalothorax toward the abdomen. The abdomen also has two black arched marks following the edge of abdomen. The size is about 6mm.


Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Arachnida - Arachnids
Order : Araneae - Spiders
Infraorder : Araneomorphae - True Spiders
No Taxon : Entelegynes
Family : Salticidae - Jumping Spiders
Subfamilia: Plexippinae
Tribus: Plexippini
Genus: Plexippus
Species: Plexippus petersi (Karsch, 1878)

References:
http://salticidae.org/salticid/diagnost/ph-nieuw/plex-nie.htm
http://www.fobi.web.id/v/arachnid/f-sal/ple-pet/Plexippus-petersi_Gedawang_17.jpg.html

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