|Like other Spartaeus
spiders, the legs are unusually long and slender, and bear numerous
Family Salticidae, Jumping Spiders
Habitat: Tree trunks; walls of
Female: 5-6 mm.
Male: 4-6 mm.
Distribution: Singapore, Malaysia,
Indonesia, Sri Lanka.
unusual Jumping Spiders of the sub-family Spartaeinae have a different
eye arrangement compared to other Jumping Spiders.
the posterior median eyes (i.e., the eyes in the second row) of most
Jumping Spiders are tiny, there is a category of Jumping Spiders whose
posterior median eyes are fairly big. These include spiders in the
genera Cocalus, Phaeacius, Portia and Spartaeus.