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Ant Mimic Jumping Spider

Myrmarachne plantaleoides

Description:

A male Ant mimic Jumping Spider with an enormous jaw. The other photos show it is eating another small jumping spider. It assumes the appearance of a weaver ant.

Habitat:

It is commonly found on bushes and trees most of the time near the female's nest.

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6 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Really neat spider!! Great spotting.

Thanks guys even I was fascinated by this creature I thought before to be a Weaver Ant.

RiekoS
RiekoS 9 years ago

Very nice and interesting.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 9 years ago

Very nice series Shekainah

Tom15
Tom15 9 years ago

Very nice!

AndreaLim
AndreaLim 9 years ago

Great series of photos! Great spotting!

Roxas City, Capiz, Philippines

Spotted on Mar 4, 2013
Submitted on Mar 8, 2013

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