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Jumping Spiders

Jumping spiders are incredibly diverse! They are efficient and stealthy hunters with habits akin to a cat, pouncing on their quarry with fierce tenacity.

Spiders Bushland Heathland Pest Control

Noongar Names: Kara (Spider)

Scientific Name: Family Salticidae

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Threats: Habitat loss

Will they visit?: They can establish a home in a garden located near large reserves

Natural Distribution: Common and widespread throughout the South West and Perth region

Habitat at a Glance

See Habitat Guide for more detail

Shelter: Jumping Spiders will readily use a variety of habitats.

Diet: Insects

Water: Not required

ReWild Benefit: Pest Control

ReWild Benefits

Spiders control pests (such as annoying flies and mozzies) around the garden and benefit our neighbourhoods as we work to drive a healthy environment for our community. If you see a spider, you can record your sighting on the Atlas of Living Australia and help scientists monitor populations. It is a great place to find the name of different spider species.

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