Email Print Share
July 2, 2022

Male jumping spider (Saitis barbipes)

A male jumping spider (Saitis barbipes). An international team of researchers examined the color vision of these brightly colored spiders.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants IOS 1734291 and IOS 1831767.]

Learn more in the NSF Research News story Meet a colorful but colorblind spider. (Date of image: 2017; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: July 2, 2022)

Credit: Photo/Bernard Dupont/Wikimedia Commons (licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 International)

Special Restrictions: This image is licensed under Creative Commons license Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic.

Images and other media in the National Science Foundation Multimedia Gallery are available for use in print and electronic material by NSF employees, members of the media, university staff, teachers and the general public. All media in the gallery are intended for personal, educational and nonprofit/non-commercial use only.

Images credited to the National Science Foundation, a federal agency, are in the public domain. The images were created by employees of the United States Government as part of their official duties or prepared by contractors as "works for hire" for NSF. You may freely use NSF-credited images and, at your discretion, credit NSF with a "Courtesy: National Science Foundation" notation.

Additional information about general usage can be found in Conditions.

Also Available:
Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (2.8 MB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.