spider in nicaragua
Location: Nueva Guinea, Nicaragua
July 30, 2011 4:55 pm
What’s this bug?
I found it crawling on me. Looks like some sort of jumping spider. It was definitely not afraid to lunge at my camera as I snapped some pictures.
As you can see from the photos, the front legs were much longer than the other legs… And they were striped (black and white). The abdomen was a shiny green color. God bless!
YOu are correct that this is a Jumping Spider in the family Salticidae, but we don’t recognize the species. Judging from the enlarged pedipalps, this is a male.