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Red Spotted Ant Mimic Spider

Castianeira descripta


Black spider about 3/8 inch long, with incandescent orange on top side of abdomen.


On my porch...


Very active and fast moving as it stalkes insects.

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Joey Howard
Spotted by
Joey Howard

Louisiana, USA

Lat: 32.62, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Jun 24, 2017
Submitted on Jun 24, 2017

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