Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Colorful Jumping Spider (Cosmophasis sp)


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This spider is from the family of Salticidae probably under genus of Cosmophasis.





his jumping spider has broad chepalothorax and long abdomen. It has shiny green and yellow hairs on its chepalothorax . On its abdomen it has white line mark surrounding redish orange marks . The size of this jumping spider is bout 7mm.

Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Arachnida - Arachnids
Order : Araneae - Spiders
Infraorder : Araneomorphae - True Spiders
No Taxon : Entelegynes
Family : Salticidae - Jumping Spiders
Genus : Cosmophasis

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