Epeus is a genus of the spider family Salticidae (jumping spiders). They are often found on broad-leaved plants or shrubs of rain forest, or in gardens of Southeast Asia. Epeus is a name from Greek mythology. Members of this genus are distributed throughout southern Asia. Females are 7?9 mm long, males 6?9 mm. They are long-legged with a long opisthosoma, and quite colorful. Males have a characteristic v-shaped crest of raised, long hairs on the head, resembling a Mohawk.