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Peacock Spiders

A composite of drawings from photos by Jurgen Otto, check out his incredible shots of peacock spiders here - www.flickr.com/photos/59431731@N05/

 

All of these are species in the Australian genera Maratus and Saratus, and those included are (from left to right):

 

1st row: M. avibus, M. sarahae, M. mungaich, M. caeruleus

 

2nd row: M. speciosus, M. linnaei, M. madelineae

 

3rd row: M. clupeatus, M. pardus, M. volans, M. elephans

 

4th row: M. spicatus, M. robinsoni, Saratus hesperus, M. purcellae, undescribed, M. velutinus

 

5th row: M. chrysomelas, M. neptunus, M. fimbriatus, M. nigromaculatus, M. julianneae, M. anomalus

 

6th row: M. tasmanicus, M. verspertilio, M. harrisi

 

7th row: M. plumosus, M. calcitrans, M. sceletus, M. jactatus, M. digitatus

 

8th row: M. watagansi, M. personatus, M. leo

 

9th row: M. amabilis, M. pavonis, M. literatus, M. splendens, M. vultus

 

 

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Uploaded on April 14, 2015