Male Peacock Spider showing his colorful abdomen - Australia ; A rear macro shot to show the amazingly patterned and coloured scales around the abdomen. The male of this species is coloured and patterned in this way to aid in mating to attract a female.Spider is only around 5mm in size.
Adam Fletcher / Biosphoto
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