This page contains pictures and information about Golden Tail Jumpers that we
found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Body length 8mm, male
- We found this Golden Tail Jumping Spider once in Karawatha Forest on Aug
2007. The spider was hunting on a large smooth bark gum tree trunk.
- The golden tail and black body is mimicking
the Golden-tailed Spiny Ant. The
golden tail and black body pattern seems formed a Mullerian
Mimicry complex, members include this Golden Tail Jumper, Ant-mimicking Swift
Spider, Golden Ant-mimicking
Spider, Ant-mimic Bug and
of cause the Golden-tailed
- 1. Astia
hariola - lifeunseen.com,
by Nick Monaghan, 2007
- 2. Astia
hariola - The Find-a-spider Guide for Australian
Spiders, University of Southern Queensland, 2007
- 3. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd,
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