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Ant Mimicking Jumpng Spider (Male)

Myrmarachne maxillosa

Description:

about 1.5 inches long, black giant ant look, black with silvery white hair texture and red abdomen.

Habitat:

founded in tropical rainforest, on a dry leaf, woody place. able to founded under the sun and on most dried/hairy leaf and wood/bark.


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Atul
Atul 6 years ago
Ant Mimicking Jumpng Spider (Male)
Myrmarachne maxillosa


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28 Comments

TicThapanya
TicThapanya 6 years ago

fantastic photo, beautiful species

rams4d
rams4d 6 years ago

Amazing, awesome, nice shots !!!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 6 years ago

Stunning pictures.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Superb photos Phillip. Congratulations.

SandraPereira
SandraPereira 6 years ago

Awesome !! Congrats

roemer1
roemer1 6 years ago

scary!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 6 years ago

Awesome spotting! Congratulations PhilipChen!

JericChong
JericChong 6 years ago

THIS IS SO COOL!

PhilipChen
PhilipChen 6 years ago

Thanks for the ID, Atul. I really appreciate it.
Thanks to everyone too and thanks for SOTD :D
I will keep on the contribution to the community.

Atul
Atul 6 years ago

Lovely series .... and congratulations !!!
this one is possibly mimicking a Polyrhachis sp . ant :)

naross
naross 6 years ago

Wow, Phillip, this is a beautiful image. Great clarity and POV, and a really cool spider. Well done on an excellent capture and a big congrats on SOTD :-)

Congratulations !

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Congratulations Philip!

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 6 years ago

I love that first shot. Wonderful!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 6 years ago

Beautiful congratulations!

SachindraUmesh
SachindraUmesh 6 years ago

EPIC !! congrats on the SOTD!!

Tom15
Tom15 6 years ago

Great find! Congrats on SOTD.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 6 years ago

Congrats on your SOTD Philip!

KarenL
KarenL 6 years ago

Congrats Philip! This fantastic macro series has earned you spotting of the day!

Ant mimic spider species hunt ants, using their anatomical and behavioral mimicry to get close to their prey.

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Telse
Telse 6 years ago

Fantastic shots.

MicheleMorbidelli
MicheleMorbidelli 6 years ago

Great Photos!

drP
drP 6 years ago

Nice spotting! Beautiful pictures! I love how you can see the reflection of the front legs in the first pic.

PhilipChen
Spotted by
PhilipChen

Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Lat: 1.56, Long: 110.35

Spotted on Feb 12, 2013
Submitted on Apr 22, 2013

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