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Menemerus semilimbatus  (Hahn, 1829)
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Arachnida / Araneae / Salticidae
English name not known     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
A quite common jumping spider found in or often out of houses. Like other jumping spiders, it does not from a web to capture its prey, but instead it does this by capturing it alive on site, often with its characteristic swift jump of the distracted prey. Menemerus semilimbatus is a pale ash-grey spider, about 1 cm long, with beige patterns, often camouflaged over white painted houses. It has interesting whitish thick palps.












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