Jumping Spiders
Genus Opisthoncus
Small Garden Jumping Spider
Two-spotted Jumping Spider
Garden Jumping Spider
Biting Jumping Spider
Long-jawed Jumping Spider
Colourful Biting Jumper 
Genus Sandalodes
Double-brush Jumper 
Ludicra Jumping Spider
Flat-white Jumping Spider
Flat-brown Jumping Spider 
Invisible Jumping Spider
Golden Tail Jumper 
Small Brown Jumpers
Salticid Ant Eater
Three-lines Jumper 
Brown Jumper
Black Jumper
Well-dressed Jumper
Other Groups
Small Striped Jumping Spider 
Cytaea Jumping Spider
Aussie Bronze Jumper
Unknown Jumpers


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 Jumping Spider
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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 1969, p52.

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