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Worlds largest jumping spider

Discussion in 'True Spiders & Other Arachnids' started by Balkastalkman, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. beetleman

    beetleman Arachnoking Old Timer

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    oooooooh daddy:worship:that thing is awesome,never knew they can be that big........yeah i want some too:)
     
  2. EXOPET

    EXOPET Arachnosquire

     
  3. I've got 11 pairs of those ;P

    ...If I lived near you, EXOPET, you would not have those 11 pair! :D:D:D

    S.
     
  4. Balkastalkman

    Balkastalkman Arachnosquire

     
  5. cacoseraph

    cacoseraph ArachnoGod Old Timer

    we live by octopunctatus (southern california). they are more or less "just grey" though, iirc

    i think pulk caught one before, actually. pulk or what. i get them confused
     
  6. syndicate

    syndicate Arachnoemperor Old Timer

    USA
    WOW!!! D:
    That is amazing!
    -Chris
     
  7. jrzyspider

    jrzyspider Arachnopeon

    Do they bite?
     
  8. Scolopeon

    Scolopeon Arachnoknight Old Timer

    Incredible spiders, the only real drawback would be the life span.. 1 year + if I am correct, 2-3 in unusual cases.
     
  9. supaken

    supaken Arachnopeon

    UK
    Hyllus

    Hi I wonder if anyone can tell me how I can aquire any of the Hyllus species Diadi or Giganteus Ive searched for months and Im begining to think they dont exist.Best regards to every one Supaken.
     
  10. They exist....ill try to find the kink to one I had seen a couple months ago.
     
  11. I think is the site:
    http://exopet.co.uk/
    that site had hyllus diardi before.
    But you must keep colonies of these and breed them because they have very short lifespans.
     
  12. Solucki

    Solucki Arachnoknight

    You can find many salticidae here http://www.johnkoerner.org/ExoticOddities/jumping.html tho there is a $100 minimum order I believe. Most are $10-20 so you need to order a bunch.
    I actually have a 1" DLS MF p. audax which just birthed over 100 babies. She is an absolute badass. She takes on grasshoppers over twice her size. And she can jump clear across her Large KK to get it. About 8-9"
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2012
  13. Wow... is that individual from the video a proper identification?
     
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