Maratus volans

Gliding Spider / Peacock Spider


Tags / Aspects


This cute little jumping spider was about 5 mm long. The black cephalothorax had white and orange stripes in the anterior part and just white stripes in the posterior section. The abdomen had beautiful orange blue and green colours with iridescence. legs were covered with setae and the palps were fluffy with white setae.
Spotted near a creek in dappled shade (Cardinia Reservoir Park)


Date & Time

  2016-11-08 12:43 PM


  -37.965039 , 145.384955 : 148.645 m

Near Narre Warren East VIC 3804, Australia


NS Observation No. 5870478FED2A89F464000CC6
Created 2017-01-07 12:48 PM (about 3 years ago)
Created By Leuba Ridgway
Updated 2017-01-07 12:52 PM (about 3 years ago)
Updated By Leuba Ridgway
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