Maratus purcellae
This is one of the smallest known peacock spiders, less than 3 mm in length. You can download the paper in which it was described here
This species is another one that owes its discovery to an enthusiastic photographers. Michaela Purcell found the first specimen in her Canberra garden and Iain Macaulay photographed another one on the fence of a Grafton cricket ground. Previously Stuart Harris contributed Maratus harrisi and Maratus calcitrans and Peter Robinson is responsible for Maratus robinsoni. With an increasing number of people photographing small invertebrates it is just a matter of time when the next colourful new species will turn up.
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