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Green Tree Ant

Cosmophasis Bitaeniata

Description:

A very colourful spider from the Salticidae Family (Jumping Spiders ). Described by Keyserling in 1882 as a green tree ant. It is an Ant Mimick and may also use chemical excretion to descuise itself from ants on which it feeds.

Habitat:

Australasia tropics

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Michael Strydom
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Michael Strydom

QLD, Australia

Spotted on Dec 4, 2016
Submitted on Dec 4, 2016

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