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Jumpingspider eating a treehopper

Spider: Family Salicidae; Treehopper: Family Membracidae




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10 Comments

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 6 years ago

Great action! I missed this 8 months ago.

SandraPereira
SandraPereira 6 years ago

Nice Shot !!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Sergio Very intersting info

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

Thank you Karen and Luis. Actually this is a very interesting spotting. I always find these treehoppers gathered in large herds, tended by ants, which provide them security. The ants seem to be very capable of doing their bouncer job, but I often see a jumping spider close to the herd. If a treehopper leaves the group, it will have a swift and nasty end...

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Another one bits the dust

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Awesome spot Sergio!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

Thank you, folks. I am glad you liked it.

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 6 years ago

That's a great shot! Love it...

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 6 years ago

Fantastic photo! WOW!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 6 years ago

wow:)

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Lat: -25.48, Long: -49.29

Spotted on Jul 4, 2012
Submitted on Jul 5, 2012

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