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Heliophanus tribulosus  Simon, 1868
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Arachnida / Araneae / Sallticidae
English name not known     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
This jumping spider inhabits warm meadows and grassy areas, feeding on small insects - usually flies. Females (shown in the photos) and males look similar as they mature, but upon reaching adulthood the males gain a dark, metallic sheen.




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