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Ant Mimic Crab Spider

Amyciaea forticeps

Description:

Amyciaea forticeps is a species of crab spiders which mimics ants.

Habitat:

Agricultural farm

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35 Comments (1–25)

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

Congratulations on SOTD! I love this! It really makes me smile. HA!

Congrats Atul!

Yasser
Yasser 8 years ago

Pure awesomeness.

Tom15
Tom15 8 years ago

Congrats on SOTD with a fantastic looking spider!

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

Thank you guys ! This has really been a great start for my Sunday :-)

jadelynthegreat
jadelynthegreat 8 years ago

Love the smiley face on the abdomen! Great job! Congrats for the SOTD!

awesome capture Atul,beatiful spotting,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing such a great spotting page

rams4d
rams4d 8 years ago

Excellent, congrats !!!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 8 years ago

Wow!wonderful shot!!!congrats Atul!!!

penha.emerick
penha.emerick 8 years ago

Sorriso afugentador: Este afável sorriso localiza-se no dorso abdominal de uma aranha indiana. Sim, aranha (aracnídeos), 8 patas, não formiga (inseto) que teria 6 patas. Apesar de vermos uma cara sorridente, os possíveis predadores a interpretam como os olhos de um predador maior que eles. - não se arriscam... Magnifico exemplo de mimetismo...

Wow ! Spiderman meet Venom here http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/121.... I wonder are they related?

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

Thank you all so much :-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Congrats Dr Arachnida :)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 8 years ago

Great spotting Atul.. Congrats..

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 8 years ago

When you're smiling, ..... Congratulations on the SOTD Spider Man!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 8 years ago

Congrats Atul for the SOTD!

MichaeLbeta
MichaeLbeta 8 years ago

smile face ^.^

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Congratulations on the SOTD! Is a very pretty spider!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 8 years ago

Congrats Atul! What a great spider.

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Congrats boss!

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 8 years ago

Congratulations Atul on your SOTD

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Congratulations Atul, wonderful spider!

You deserve it for spotting it Atul! Congratulations on SOTD. Thanks for sharing. :))

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

Thank you so much guys :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Congratulations Atul. It is a well deserved SOTD.

Atul
Spotted by
Atul

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on May 9, 2014
Submitted on May 10, 2014

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