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Ant mimic spider Female

Myrmarachne plataleoides

Description:

Their mimicry is so convincing that without close inspection it is very difficult to spot them.



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14 Comments

RickBohler
RickBohler 6 years ago

WOW!!! awesome !

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thanks
LandmarkExpert... there are many excellent mimics in the world of spiders.... I also loves to photograph them..

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

i just love spider mimics...

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you outsidegirl0..

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 6 years ago

great series!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you beaker98 and Suzanne Monk for your comments..

suzmonk
suzmonk 6 years ago

Clever girl ... mimics are always so surprising. Beautiful.

beaker98
beaker98 6 years ago

Mimicry is amazing! Wonderful examples!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you HarumKoh...

HarumKoh
HarumKoh 6 years ago

great photo! I like 2nd photo. :-)

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thanks Marta RubioTexeira

The MnMs
The MnMs 6 years ago

She has a beautiful face!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 6 years ago

Thank you Jack Settle.. These are fairly common in my place. If you could find weaver ant nest you could also search nearby...

Jack Settle
Jack Settle 6 years ago

This is amazing! I've never seen one of these (actually, I probably have, but thought it was an ant!)

sunnyjosef
Spotted by
sunnyjosef

Kochi, Kerala, India

Lat: 9.95, Long: 76.25

Spotted on Jul 25, 2013
Submitted on Jul 25, 2013

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