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Ant-Mimic Spider

Myrmarachne sp.


A small spider that mimics an ant, elongated cephalothorax, dark brown color, brown-golden head.


Spotted during a morning walk at Kebun Raya Cibodas, a 80ha area above 1.400 metres high, mix of botanical park with big trees & palms and surrounded by rainforest at the foot of Gene volcano, Java - Indonesia. Myrmarachne mainly occurs in the tropics from Africa to Australia, with some species found in the New World.


Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Subphylum: Chelicerata Class: Arachnida Order: Araneae Infraorder: Araneomorphae Family: Salticidae Genus: Myrmarachne

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Jabar, Indonesia

Lat: -6.71, Long: 106.99

Spotted on Feb 3, 2019
Submitted on Jun 2, 2019

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