Zebra spiders in the genus Salticus are a familiar sight in and around houses and other buildings in Britain and other parts of northern Europe, and their common name derives from their striped pattern.
|Salticus scenicus, a common species near buildings.|
|Eyes of S. scenicus|
|On the hunt: S. scenicus emerging from a hole in a 'bug hotel'. The large front-facing eyes can be clearly seen.|
|Male S. scenicus showing the shape of the palp.|