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Jumping Spiders

Family Salticidae

Green Ant-mimicking Jumping Spider, Salticidae, Cosmophasis micans Green Ant-mimicking Jumping Spider (Cosmophasis micans)

Jumping spiders are quite small and often seem curious. They are the only spiders that turn their head.

They use little web but have developed telephoto eyesight second only to the great eagles. With this excellent vision and ability to jump many times their body length, many brightly coloured and amazing species of Jumping spiders have evolved.

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