Spider - Salticus Scenicus
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Taken at Musselburgh on 16th May 2017 using a Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 


Taken at Musselburgh on 24th May 2015 using a Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Spider - Salticus Scenicus.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:
Salticus scenicus
Araneae.
Salticidae.
Description:
Food:
Size:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:

Web:
Four pairs of eyes with one pair larger than the rest.
Insects.
Female: 5.1 - 8 mm. Male: 3.9 - 6.5 mm.
In the foliage of trees and on lower vegetation such as heather and gorse.
March - November.
None. Creates silk dragline and jumps to catch prey.