Zebra Spider, Salticus scenicus
They are known for their curiosity, in that they often lift the head to observe us, humans.
. And with 2 very large, and six smaller eyes, these little jumping spiders are fierce predators. Females will be between 5-8mm longand males come in at about 5-6mm. The
Before they jump onto their chosen prey, the Zebra Spider will fasten a thread; this way they will not fall down when jumping.
The mother will stay with her egg sac and protect her hatchlings until the spiderlings have had their second moult.