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Maevia Inclemens

Dimorphic Jumper

adult male (striped morph)

Maevia Inclemens is a common jumping spider in the North East found along tree lines hunting for prey. It is the only known jumping spider to have dimorphic males!!! They differ in morphology and courtship behavior! They are found in equal frequency in the population. Photo © copyright by Patrick Zephyr.