Maratus volans
Images of the Australian peacock spider Maratus volans. The male of this species courts females by expanding a pair of colourful flaps on the abdomen and waves its third pair of legs at her.
For a more detailed description of the spider and its behaviour go to

For some interesting film footage follow

If you are after a scientific paper about this behaviour download number 74.1 of Peckhamia from
Another good one, illusrating most known species in the genus Maratus download
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