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A Guide to Common Singapore Spiders
by Joseph K H Koh
  Sword-Bearing Thorelliola
Thorelliola ensifera (Thorell) 1899
 
close-up of female
Female
close-up of black-and-yellow male
Male
The face (clypeus) of the male is armed with a pair of closely held horns. Classification: Family Salticidae, Jumping Spiders
Habitat: Foliage, occasionally tree trunks in wooded areas.
Female: 4-5 mm.
Male: 3-4 mm.
Distribution: Singapore, Indonesia, South Pacific Islands.
  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