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Ant mimicking jumping spider

Myrmarachane sp.

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Raksha a year ago

Thank you Sergio Monteiro 😊. I am also very much fascinated with these spiders. They are everywhere around here and they mimic so well that one will not bother to observe them eventhough they are right in front of their eyes.

These are my favorite spiders. And it is interesting how this one keeps its front legs ahead of its head, mimicking the ants small antennae. Remarkable spotting, Raksha, congrats.

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Meppadi, Kerala, India

Spotted on Jan 14, 2020
Submitted on Jan 14, 2020

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