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zebra spider Line breaks: zebra spi¦der

Definition of zebra spider in English:


A small European jumping spider with black and white stripes.
  • Salticus scenicus, family Salticidae
Example sentences
  • The zebra spider is a common garden resident - often seen running and jumping across vertical walls.
  • The special behaviors of jumping spiders, house spiders, garden spiders, and zebra spiders are also examined.
  • One of our cats tried to eat a zebra spider and the little blighter bit the cats tongue.

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