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Cosmophasis baehrae
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Female Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Scientific classification

Cosmophasis baehrae is a species of jumping spider found in Australia. It is named after entomologist Barbara Baehr.

Description

Cosmophasis baehrae has the inner two forward looking eyes greatly enlarged, typical of the jumping spider family, Salticidae. Diagnostic for this species is a white bar on the carapace just behind the rearmost pair of eyes. The body length of the male is 7 mm (0.28 in) and female 5 mm (0.20 in).

Distribution

Cosmophasis baehrae is found along northern coastal regions of Australia from Brisbane in the east to Western Australia.

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