This species from Stanley, north west Tasmania has dark lateral spots, a feature also seen in several other Maratus species and small dark 'cuffs' near the ends of legs III. This spider has a dense array of orange to red-orange pigmented scales against a background of iridescent green to blue-green to blue.
Male from NW Tasmania
Mating pair from NW Tasmania
- PECKHAMIA 96.1, 1 December 2011, 1―27 - An illustrated review of the known peacock spiders of the genus Maratus from Australia, with description of a new species (Araneae: Salticidae: Euophryinae) Jürgen C. Otto and David E. Hill