Spider Closeups by Michael Doe

 

Came across some beautiful closeups on Facebook from Michael Doe in Australia, who has given me permission to share some of his wonderful spider photos. Click each image for a larger view. Many thanks for allowing me to use these photos. All photos are copyright to their owner and may not be reproduced without permission. 

First slide show is of Jumpings Spiders - a Peacock Jumping Spider, Maratus volans which is a species in the jumping spider family (Salticidae), belonging to the genus Maratus (peacock spiders) and other species as named.

Jumping spider
Jumping spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Jumping spider
Jumping spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping Spider male and female
Peacock Jumping Spider male and female

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Maratus volans
Maratus volans

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Maratus volans with prey
Maratus volans with prey

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Maratus volans with prey
Maratus volans with prey

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Maratus volans with prey
Maratus volans with prey

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Maratus volans feeding on a fly
Maratus volans feeding on a fly

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Maratus volans feeding on a fly
Maratus volans feeding on a fly

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Jumping Spipder with fly 3
Jumping Spipder with fly 3

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Maratus pavonis feeding on a fly
Maratus pavonis feeding on a fly

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping Spider with fly
Peacock Jumping Spider with fly

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping Spider with fly
Peacock Jumping Spider with fly

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping Spider with fly
Peacock Jumping Spider with fly

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider with prey
Peacock Jumping spider with prey

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Jumping Spider with beetle
Jumping Spider with beetle

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider 4
Male Peacock Jumping Spider 4

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Maratus volans courtship display
Male Maratus volans courtship display

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male Peacock Jumping Spider
Male Peacock Jumping Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Peacock Jumping spider eyes
Peacock Jumping spider eyes

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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This slide show has a few different species of spiders including the Funnel Web Spider, Wolf spider and Net Casting Spider. Click here for more pics and info on Wolf Spiders. Click here for more pics and info on Funnel Web Spiders and click here for more pics and info on Net Casting (Ogre Faced) Spiders.

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Southern Tree Funnel-web spider (Hadrony
Southern Tree Funnel-web spider (Hadrony

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Southern tree dwelling funnel web- Hadro
Southern tree dwelling funnel web- Hadro

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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The Southern Tree-dwelling Funnel-web Sp
The Southern Tree-dwelling Funnel-web Sp

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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The Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robu
The Sydney funnel-web spider (Atrax robu

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Funnel web fangs
Funnel web fangs

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Large Huntsman spider at North Avoca NSW
Large Huntsman spider at North Avoca NSW

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Huntsman spider. Western Australia
Huntsman spider. Western Australia

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Huntsman spider. Dooralong NSW
Huntsman spider. Dooralong NSW

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male and Female Wolf spiders - Lycosidae
Male and Female Wolf spiders - Lycosidae

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Huntsman spider portrait - Central coast
Huntsman spider portrait - Central coast

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Badge Huntsman - Neosparassus calligaste
Badge Huntsman - Neosparassus calligaste

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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A large wolf spider at Dooralong
A large wolf spider at Dooralong

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Wolf spider - Mungo National Park NSW Au
Wolf spider - Mungo National Park NSW Au

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Wolf spider
Wolf spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Wolf Spider closeup
Wolf Spider closeup

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Wolf spider - Lycosidae
Wolf spider - Lycosidae

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Wolf spider - Lycosidae, Central Coast N
Wolf spider - Lycosidae, Central Coast N

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Male and Female juvenile Net Casting spi
Male and Female juvenile Net Casting spi

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Ogre-faced Spider
Ogre-faced Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Ogre-faced Spider (Deinopis subrufa)
Ogre-faced Spider (Deinopis subrufa)

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Ogre-faced Spider (Deinopis subrufa) Adu
Ogre-faced Spider (Deinopis subrufa) Adu

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Ogre faced spider
Ogre faced spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Net Casting spider (Deinopis subrufa)
Net Casting spider (Deinopis subrufa)

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Wraparound Spider
Wraparound Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Wraparound Spider
Wraparound Spider

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Wraparound Spider - Dolophones
Wraparound Spider - Dolophones

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Daddy Long Legs Spider with eggs
Daddy Long Legs Spider with eggs

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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Daddy Long Legs spider - Smeringopus spe
Daddy Long Legs spider - Smeringopus spe

Photo by Michael Doe, NSW, Australia

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