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Chink Jumping Spider - Holoplatys sp.

FAMILY SALTICIDAE

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

Body length 10mm
 
This is a large Jumping Spider. It hunts on gum tree trunk by jumping down to prey lands on the tree trunk.  
 
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The spider has a flattened brown abdomen that is an elongate oval shape. It hides and build retreat under loose barks.
 
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We sometimes find this spider on smooth tree trunk in Eucalyptus forest.
 

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Last updated: March 05, 2005.
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