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Antmimicking Spider

Myrmarachne

Description:

Ant.mimicking Spiders are jumping spiders that pay a striking resemblance to ants in order to catch prey more efficiently. Not only they are aided by their anatomy, but they often move their fore legs in a fashion that resembles that of an ant's antennae. In the first picture, the spider is eating a small crane fly

Habitat:

Tropical Rainforest

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Nimbid Ditavi
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Nimbid Ditavi

Meta, Colombia

Spotted on Jan 8, 2016
Submitted on Jan 13, 2016

Spotted for Mission

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