White-banded Jumping Spider
S2, Skull Pattern on Abdomen
White-banded Jumping Spider
S2, Female, ventral
White-banded Jumping Spider (Hypoblemum griseum)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Jumping Spider (Salticidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: White-banded Jumping Spider (Hypoblemum griseum)
This Photo:     🔍S7, Female, posterior🔎
Synonym: Maratus griseus

Thank you Gelkiu for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Females are ~7-8mm. The one male we measured was ~6.5
These are very variable. It seems the skull pattern on the abdomen is a rarity, rather than the norm.

Copyright © 2022-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 21-Nov-2022
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.