Biting Jumping Spider - Opisthoncus mordax


This page contains pictures and information about Biting Jumping Spiders that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 10mm
We found this jumping spider hunting on leave during day time. It body is shiny black in colour, with a with line on the middle of its abdomen. The first pair of legs are long, strong and with spines. 
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This jumping spider is common in Brisbane gardens and backyards.
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The spider usually found hunting on board green leaves.
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1. Jumping spider Opisthoncus mordax - The Find-a-spider Guide for Australian Spiders, University of Southern Queensland, 2007.
2. Jumping spiders Family Salticidae - by Ed Nieuwenhuys, 26 November 2006 


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Last updated: December 08, 2007.