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A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders
by Joseph K H Koh
  Horned Grass Jumper
Evarcha flavocincta (C. L. Koch) 1848
 
close-up of brownish male
Male
The cephalothorax of the females has a pair of "horns" (made up of protruding bristles) near the first row of eyes.
Classification: Family Salticidae, Jumping Spiders
Habitat: Grasses in waste-land.
Female: 8-9 mm.
Male: 5-6 mm.
Distribution: Singapore (new record), Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan.
 
  From "A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders" by Joseph K. H. Koh
BP Guide to Nature Series published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by British Petroleum
© 2000 Joseph K H Koh