Saturday, May 19, 2012

Rhene Jumping Spider (Rhene flavigera), Sumatra Indonesia


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This spider is from the family of Salticidae under genus of  Rhene. The scientific name for this species is Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1848)



This female Rhene jumping spider has a broad, flat head, and a pair of thick front legs. The abdomen and chepalothorax is hairy in brown color with some white and black marks over it. The legs has black and pale white bands. The size is about 7mm.


Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Arachnida - Arachnids
Order : Araneae - Spiders
Infraorder : Araneomorphae - True Spiders
No Taxon : Entelegynes
Family : Salticidae - Jumping Spiders
Subfamily : Dendryphantinae
Tribe : Rhenini
Genus : Rhene
Species : R. flavigera
Binomial name : Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1848)

References:
http://greenborneo.net/Spider/JumpingSpiders/Rhene_Flavigera.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhene


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