CONTENTS
Flora index
Fauna index
guide to the mangroves of singapore
Spiders
Peter K L Ng and N Sivasothi (editors)
 
Heavy jumper
Hyllus diardii
Family Salticidae

Size:
female 9-15 mm

Occasionally found in waste land. This is a very large thickset spider with hairy legs.

Its hunting strategy involves leaping with an attached drag line which it tugs to land suddenly on prey.

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close-up of female
Female (side view)

close-up showing eyes and mouth parts
Female (frontal view)
What is mangrove?
Introduction

The Ecosystem

Abiotic
Biotic

Value
Intro
Products
Indirect uses
Potential uses

About Mangroves
in Singapore

History
Mangroves to visit
Conservation
 
From "A Guide to Mangroves of Singapore", Peter K. L. Ng and N. Sivasothi (editors)
Volume 1: The Ecosystem and Plant Diversity and Volume 2: Animal Diversity
Authors: Kelvin K. P. Lim, Dennis H. Murphy, T. Morgany, N. Sivasothi, Peter K. L. Ng,
B. C. Soong, Hugh T. W. Tan, K. S. Tan & T. K. Tan
BP Guide to Nature Series published by the Singapore Science Centre, sponsored by British Petroleum
2001 Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, The National University of Singapore & The Singapore Science Centre