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  Bronze Jumping Spider (Helpis sp)





Bronze Jumping Spider | Helpis sp photo
Bronze Jumping Spider

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SPIDER FACTS

Description
Helpis jumping spiders are shades of brown and cream. They often hide in their retreat in a curled up leaf and ambush passing insects.

Size
10mm

Habitat
foliage

Food
insects such as flies and moths that they pounce on.

Breeding
Jumping Spiders build silk egg sacs in leaves



Classification
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneomorphae
Family:Salticidae
Genus:Helpis
Species:sp
Common Name:Bronze Jumping Spider