Thursday, August 23, 2012

Chrysilla versicolor Jumping Spider (Chrysilla versicolor)


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This spider is from the family of Salticidae under genus of Chrysilla. The scientific name for this spider is Chrysilla versicolor (Koch C.L., 1846).




This spider has patterned brown and white over its abdomen and chepalothorax. The pedipalps are hairy in white. The white hair also shown around the edge of chepalothorax and under the front eyes. The femurs are translucent, but the tibias and tarsi are hairy in white and brown bands. At the front legs femora, exist the metallic blue hair color. 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
Genus : Chrysilla
Species : C. versicolor
Binomial name : Chrysilla versicolor (Koch C.L., 1846)

References:
http://greenborneo.net/Spider/Salticidae_Heliophaninae.htm
http://salticidae.org/salticid/diagnost/phintel/versico-ph.htm

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