Tiny Dancer in Australia - Wu San Yee Sandy
Wu San Yee Sandy
Tiny Dancer in Australia
Maratus of the family Salticidae(peacock spiders)
Peacock Spider(Maratus of the family Salticidae) which mainly found in Australia, is named because of the colorful and unique patterns only appeared on male, the beautiful color are for courtship or sometime the male "perform" to take shelter from the hunt of female spider.
The attractive elements from Peacock spider are always their sharp and bright color from their appearances and their cute and professional dance , therefore it is interested to study their movement and "art" on their body. Although they are so tiny, with mostly a total body length around 4–5 mm (0.2 in), this species are worth to "describe" and "enlarge" in form of illustration.
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