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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae)Myrmarachne sp. (genus)

Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider at Black Mountain

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Myrmarachne sp. (genus) at Black Mountain - 6 May 2017
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) at Black Mountain - 6 May 2017
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) at Black Mountain - 6 May 2017

Identification history

Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Myrmarachne sp. (genus) 5 Jul 2017 KimPullen
Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Myrmarachne sp. (genus) 14 May 2017 michaelb
Myrmarachne sp. 13 May 2017 David
Unidentified 13 May 2017 David

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Author's notes

Brilliant ant mimicry. Didn't realise it was a spider until I reviewed the photos at home.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • 6 May 2017 Recorded on
  • David Recorded by

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