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Kerengga Ant-like Jumper

Myrmarachne plataleoides

Description:

This is a close-up of the female head. 15mm long. Mimics weaver ants. found near weaver ant nest but usually stay away from them and do not prey on them.

Habitat:

Spotted on a wall.

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4 Comments

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 6 years ago

A gold robot! Excellent photo Sunny!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Nice find SJ

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you Maria.. This time I couldn't before it disappeared 😩

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Very cool spotting - did you get any shots of the jumper from the side showing its body?

sunnyjosef
Spotted by
sunnyjosef

Kakkanad, Kerala, India

Spotted on Jun 29, 2015
Submitted on Jun 29, 2015

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