Jumping Spiders
Genus Opisthoncus
Small Garden Jumping Spider
Two-spotted Jumping Spider
Garden Jumping Spider
Biting Jumping Spider
Long-jawed Jumping Spider
Colourful Biting Jumper 
Genus Sandalodes
Double-brush Jumper 
Ludicra Jumping Spider
Flat-white Jumping Spider
Flat-brown Jumping Spider 
Invisible Jumping Spider
Golden Tail Jumper 
Small Brown Jumpers
Salticid Ant Eater
Three-lines Jumper 
Brown Jumper
Black Jumper
Well-dressed Jumper
Other Groups
Small Striped Jumping Spider 
Cytaea Jumping Spider
Aussie Bronze Jumper
Unknown Jumpers


Black Jumper - Simaethula sp.


This page contains pictures and information about Black Jumpers that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 4mm
This is a very small size black jumping spider.
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We found this Black Jumper wandering on forest floor in Daisy Hill on Sep 2007. 

1. Simaethula species - The Find-a-spider Guide for Australian Spiders, University of Southern Queensland, 2008.
2. Simaethula sp. - by Robert Whyte, Save Our Waterways Now. 
3. Simaethula sp. Davies, Zabka 1989 - Salticidae: Diagnostic Drawings Library, by Jerzy Proszynski 1997/1999 


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