Love these little guys!     jumping-spider-waterdrop-hats-uda-dennie-adn

Love these little guys! jumping spider with water drop hat

This is actually a real spider, this is not a movie model. It's a new giant "White Lady" type huntsman recently discovered in Israel, scientific name, Cerbalus aravensis. It's probably the largest of it's type found so far. Unfortunately it's under immediate threat.

Giant Spider Species Discovered in Middle Eastern Sand Dunes

This is a real spider, not a movie model. It's a new giant "White Lady" type huntsman recently discovered in Israel, scientific name, Cerbalus aravensis. It's probably the largest of it's type ever found. Unfortunately it's under immediate threat.

Redback Spider -  This spider might be relatively small compared to other Australian spider species, but it is actually one of the deadliest. The scary thing is that these spiders can be found in suburban backyards hiding under chairs, tables or even play equipment. They are easily distinguishable by the bright strip of red on their body.

The redback spider is a species of venomous spider indigenous to Australia. It is a member of the cosmopolitan genus Latrodectus, the widow spiders.

Mature male platyomma tarantula, photo by Roberta Grace

Gorgeous & hella creepy all at once! Mature male platyomma tarantula, photo by Roberta Grace

Well, helllooo! Meet one of the only arachnids that we'd actually call "cute," a newly-identified species of peacock spider dubbed "Sparklemuffin." Another new discovery, "Skeletorus" (which is also pretty cute, with added mod-meets-goth flair), is pictured below.

Two Vividly-Marked Peacock Spider Species Nicknamed “Sparklemuffin” and “Skeletorus” Discovered in Queensland (Colossal)

Australian Peacock Spider

Australian Peacock Spider Tiny jumping spider, this type dances in defence. Love these ittle critters!

SPIDER - ERIOVIXIA GRYFFINDORI (Harry Potter Spider) In 2016 new found spider species and named after the enchanted Harry Potter sorting hat

SPIDER - ERIOVIXIA GRYFFINDORI (Harry Potter Spider) In 2016 new found spider species and named after the enchanted Harry Potter sorting hat

A male of the peacock spider species Maratus jactatus, which is nicknamed Sparklemuffin.<br />

Meet 2 New Spider Species: 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin'

Two Vividly-Marked Peacock Spider Species Nicknamed “Sparklemuffin” and “Skeletorus” Discovered in Queensland

The Greenbottle Blue Tarantula (Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens), a native of the Paraguaná peninsula, Venezuela, has some of the most dramatic coloring of any spider species. Adult greenbottles have metallic blue legs, a blue-green carapace and a vibrant orange abdomen.  They are very active, fast-growing and particularly attractive to tarantula hobbyists.

The Greenbottle Blue Tarantula (Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens), a native of the…

A female of the peacock spider species Maratus jactatus, with one of her offspring. <br />

Meet 2 New Spider Species: 'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin'

The scientific names of Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus are Maratus jactatus (female pictured.

Imagine if you saw a bunch of these in one place. Oh my goodness. Potential loss of bowel control.

Giant Spider Species Discovered in Middle Eastern Sand Dunes

Scientists have unearthed a completely new species of spider hiding in sand dunes on the Israel-Jordan border. With a legspan that stretches inches, the spider, called Cerbalus aravensis, is the biggest of its type in the Middle East.

Have tried forever to find out this spider species seen on Kauai to no avail. Please Follow Me! http://ift.tt/2mzbUVk #TLTPhotography #TheTrailLessTraveledPhotography #spider #crazyspider #unidentifiedspider #hawaii #kauai #colorfulspider www.tlt.photography Photography From Off The Beaten Path For prints and/or frames please contact me.

Have tried forever to find out this spider species seen on Kauai to no avail. Please Follow Me! http://ift.tt/2mzbUVk #TLTPhotography #TheTrailLessTraveledPhotography #spider #crazyspider #unidentifiedspider #hawaii #kauai #colorfulspider www.tlt.photography Photography From Off The Beaten Path For prints and/or frames please contact me.

'Skeletorus'  -- one of two  newly discovered species of peacock spider.

Meet Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus, Two New Spider Species

Two New Species of Peacock Spiders Nicknamed ‘Sparklemuffin’ and ‘Skeletorus’ Discovered in Australia

New Species Of Spider Found In Oregon Cave: It Has Claws! ... #pets #animals ... PetsLady.com

New Species Of Spider Found In Oregon Cave: It Has Claws!

New Spider Species with hook-claws discovered in Pacific Northwest

A guide to identifying common #spider species

Learn about venomous spiders like brown recluse spiders, black widow spider and hobo spiders. Find out tips for preventing and getting rid of spiders in your home.

Spotting of the day: Ant mimic spider species hunt ants, using their anatomical and behavioral mimicry to get close to their prey.  Ant mimic spider spotted by Philip Chen

Spotting of the day: Ant mimic spider species hunt ants, using their anatomical and behavioral mimicry to get close to their prey. Ant mimic spider spotted by Philip Chen

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