Black & White Jumping Spider
Flat Striped Jumping Spider
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)|
|Family:||Jumping Spider (Salticidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Flat Striped Jumping Spider (Zebraplatys sp)|
|This Photo:||🔍Male: dorsal🔎|
Thank you Tony and Jenny Dominelli for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Male, ~5mm long.
Most of the white are tiny short bristly hairs.
Note how flat it is, thick front legs and indented abdomen. They front large eyes reflect green & have white "eyelashes".
While this isn't listed on the Murraylands Survey, we wanted to highlight how rare it is with very few specimens found.