Castianeira sp BOMBALAI
 


Castianeira sp BOMBALAI
 

Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI

Male 3mm

15-8-2015 10:13 SAT BOMBALAI
 

Similarity with :
1) Micaria sp MEROTAI
2) Castianeira sp ESPLANADE


Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI

Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI
♂3mm
15-8-2015 10:00 SAT BOMBALAI

 

All ant like spiders (ant mimicry spiders) are know to be non-web spider and room around on ground and plants. This Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI is the first ant-like web-spider that build web and live on the web. The web of this species is a triangle like sheet web build on tall grasses or low plants.


A comparison of the following three species :

1) Micaria sp MEROTAI
2) Castianeira sp ESPLANADE
3) Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI

1 2 3
Family Gnaphosidae

Micaria sp MEROTAI
Family Corinnidae

Castianeira sp ESPLANADE
Family Corinnidae ?

Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI
Micaria sp MEROTAI

Micaria sp MEROTAI

Male 2.5mm
12-2-2015 14:34 MEROTAI
 

Castianeira sp ESPLANADE

Castianeira sp ESPLANADE

Male 6mm
12-7-2015 14:54 ESPLANADE
 

Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI

Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI

Male 3mm
15-8-2015 10:13 BOMBALAI
 

Ventral View of Micaria sp MEROTAI
Ventral View of Micaria sp MEROTAI

Ventral View of Castianeira sp ESPLANADE
Ventral View of Castianeira sp ESPLANADE

Ventral View of Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI
Ventral View of Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI
Lateral view of Micaria sp MEROTAI
Lateral view of Micaria sp MEROTAI
Lateral view of Castianeira sp ESPLANADE
Lateral view of Castianeira sp ESPLANADE
Lateral view of Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI
Lateral view of Castianeira ? sp BOMBALAI
Ventral View of Prosoma (cephalothorax)
Ventral View of Prosoma (cephalothorax)
Ventral View of Prosoma (cephalothorax)
Ventral View of Prosoma (cephalothorax)
Ventral View of Prosoma (cephalothorax)
Ventral View of Prosoma (cephalothorax)
Ventral View of Opisthosoma (abdomen)
Ventral View of Opisthosoma (abdomen)
Ventral View of Opisthosoma (abdomen)
Ventral View of Opisthosoma (abdomen)
Ventral View of Opisthosoma (abdomen)
Ventral View of Opisthosoma (abdomen)

 

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