Black-Thighed Jumping Spider

Opisthoncus nigrofemoratus (L. Koch, 1867)

Commonly found in gardens this is a small and common spider that does not spin a web instead relying on ability to see and jump to catch prey

How to identify Opisthoncus nigrofemoratus?

covered with white setae or hairs the hips are brownish-yellow with darker black to brown thighs

What habitats does Opisthoncus nigrofemoratus live in?

Can be found on small shrubs and trees in gardens or scrub

What is the distribution of Opisthoncus nigrofemoratus?

Can be found in most states of Australia

How big does Opisthoncus nigrofemoratus grow?

The female can grow to around 6mm whilst the male can grow to around 4mm

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