The 'scenicus' part of this spider's Latin name means 'actor', a very appropriate name. This spider is a small but very entertaining species, it will often turn to look at you with its large eyes and sometimes will jump onto your finger if you are still enough.
Above: a female looking at my camera.
Above: The darker male. Note the large chelicerae (jaws), they are used in territorial behaviour between males.
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