DR MORLEY READ / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR MORLEY READ / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Jumping spider (family Salticidae). Jumping spiders have good vision and use it for hunting and navigating. They are capable of jumping from place to place, secured by a silk tether. This is a large species found in the rainforest in Ecuador. A male with plumose pedipalps used in courtship.
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