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A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders
by Joseph K H Koh
  Banded Phintella
Phintella vittata (C. L. Koch) 1845
 
close-up of male showing banded abdomen
Male
close-up of female also with banded abdomen
Female
  Classification: Family Salticidae, Jumping Spiders
Habitat: Grasses and low shrubs in gardens and rural areas.
Female: 4-5 mm.
Male: 3-5 mm.
Distribution: Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, India, Southern China.
 
  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