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A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders
by Joseph K H Koh
  Adanson's House Jumper
Hasarius adansoni (Audouin) 1827
 
close-up of female with olive markings
Female
close-up of male with decorative white markings
Male
These spiders feed on mosquitos. Classification: Family Salticidae, Jumping Spiders
Habitat: House walls.
Female: 6-8 mm.
Male: 5-6 mm.
Distribution: Cosmopolitan.
 
 
  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