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Jumping spider

Family Salticidae

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MartinL 9 years ago

I do think your suggestion is a closer match.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

It could be, Martin. Or this one: The problem is that there are so many variations of colors and shapes that I don't know who is mimicking who anymore...

MartinL 9 years ago

Which beetle do you suppose it is mimicking?

ChunXingWong 9 years ago

AMAZING spotting, I have never seen such a spider before.
This looks like a female.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

what a fantastic mimic !

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

Yes, Lauren, I think so. Sometimes they raise both legs, which make them look even more with a beetle.

LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Looks so much like a leaf beetle, does he raise his leg to look like an antenna maybe?

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

Spotted on Nov 29, 2012
Submitted on Nov 30, 2012

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