Lettered Peacock Spider (Maratus literatus) Captive Bred Male


Adorable Literatus peacock spiders.

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Maratus literatus is a medium-large sized species of peacock spider found in SA, usually in coastal areas. Males have a red, orange and blue abdomen with circular patterns and a red “M” or “W”  shape on the cephalothorax. Legs are grey with black banding/marmorations.

Housing and Care:

We suggest The Bug Box or Little Bug Box for an enclosure.

Feed the little guy 3 baby crickets every 3-4 days. Make sure the crickets are no bigger than the spider’s body (excluding legs)

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Weight 0.1 kg
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