Found this colorful spider yesterday in my study. Couldn't find exact match over internet. Does anyone know what spider is this? Is it harmful?colorful jumping spider

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It seems a lot like the 'jade jumping spider'.

The jade jumping spider scientifically known as Siler semiglaucus has been observed primarily in Asia. I notice that the legs and abdomen have similar patterns to this species. As for the feelers and head I'm not so sure, but the dark hair on the front legs makes me more convinced of my guess. Perhaps look at different species that share the same genus to see if there is any other species that looks more similar to your observation.

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If you're still not convinced, as a last resort, perhaps take a look at the peacock spider also known as Maratus volans. It's a long shot but maybe you see connections that I couldn't catch from the photo :).

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    $\begingroup$ Thank you for the details, Ark. 🙂 $\endgroup$ – Sibsankar Jun 30 at 18:07

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