This spider was really big and it had 8 legs. Its sac was a dull grey-white and its top half was a dark red. The legs were a red-orange. It was pretty big, I'd say about 3 inches in length if not bigger. One detail in particular that stood out was that its sac was really, really big and round. Really scary to see in person. It was in some dirt where there were no plants at the time.
1,5 cm spider on Codiaeum variegatum.
Sitting in a sunny window. The eye pattern says jumping spider to me. I'm waffling between calling it S. scenicus or Pelegrina galethea (peppered jumper).
Spiders (order Araneae) are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and chelicerae with fangs that inject venom. They are the largest order of arachnids and rank seventh in total species diversity among all other groups of organisms. Spiders are found worldwide on every continent except for Antarctica, and have become established in nearly every habitat with the exception of air and sea colonization. As of 2008, at least 43,678 spider species, and 109 families have been...