Genus Mopsus - Green Jumping Spiders
- This page contains pictures and information about Green Jumping Spiders in
genus Mopsus that we
found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Green Jumping Spider, Northern Green
- Mopsus mormon, male body length 15mm, female body length 10mm
- Green Jumping Spider is the largest jumping spider in Australia. This is a beautiful large Jumping Spider. Its body is bright green in
colour with dark red head. The front pair of big eyes occupy half of its dark
face, below are the very large fangs. On the abdomen there is the white colour
on green with two black lines. Its legs are green to dark red in colour. The
male and female look slightly different. The male has the hairy white crown around its head.
Female is smaller and with patterned thorax. More pictures and information can
be found in this page.
- 1. A Guide to Australian Spiders - Densey Clyne, Melbourne, Nelson
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