Myrmarachne Merotai

Myrmarachne Merotai

Found on 6th December 2012 at swam area of Merotai

Size similar to the red ant it mimicry on


The eye

The eyes arrangement resembled to the Salticidae family (Jumping Spider)


Myrmarachne Merotai
Comparison of the eyes between the ant and the spider mimicry the ant.

Ant has two eyes, a spider has 8 eyes. (some species have 6 eyes only)


Comparison of the abdomen between the ant and the spider mimicry the ant

Myrmarachne Merotai
Comparison between the Red Ant and the Spider mimicry it.

This Ant Mimicry Apider is identified to the level of Genus Myrmarachne.

Unlikely to have a scientific name yet.

Temporary we named this spider Myrmarachne Merotai for classification.
 


Family : Salticidae
Genus: Myrmarachne (Ant Mimic genus)
 

http://www.ne.jp/asahi/jumpingspider

Left : Actual size of a Malaysian Myrmarachne spider. 3mm in body length.

 

Myrmarachne Merotai

Myrmarachne
Merotai

6-12-2012 Merotai
Female

Myrmarachne plataleoides

South East Asia

Myrmarachne plataleoides

South East Asia

 Myrmarachne ABAKA

 Myrmarachne ABAKA

6mm Female
11-10-2009 ABAKA

Myrmarachne cf ramosa

South East Asia

Ant mimicry spider
Myrmarachne kinabalu

30-8-2011 KNP
6mm Female

 

Myrmarachne Gomantong
Myrmarachne Gomantong

11-9-2010 Gomaong
Female

 

Myrmarachne plataleoides
Myrmarachne plataleoides

4mm Male
6-3-2010 Tawau

Myrmarachne plataleoides
Myrmarachne plataleoides

4.5mm Female
11-10-2009 ABAKA

Myrmarachne sp.

Myrmarachne sp.

1-10-2008 Semarak


 

 Myrmarachne elongata
蟻蛛(雄)


日本蟻蛛
Myrmarachne japonica

25-6-2009 Merotai 3MM Female

 Myrmarachne japonica(普)
日本蟻蛛(雌)

Myrmarachne japonica (普)
日本蟻蛛
黑色蟻蛛 Myrmarachne inermichelis

黑色蟻蛛 Myrmarachne inermichelis
Male
24-1-2009 Semarak

Myrmarachne cornuta

South East Asia

Myrmarchne maxillosa

South East Asia

Myrmarachne maxillosa

South East Asia

Myrmarachne bakeri Banks, 1930
Philippines: Los Banos  

 Myrmarachne magna

Myrmarachne magna

Male
13-3-2009 Semarak

 Myrmarachne magna

 Myrmarachne magna

Female
5-3-2009 Semarak

Myrmarachne magna

 Spidering of
Myrmarachne magna
大蟻蛛

19-7-2009 GUDANG 4

Female

Myrmarachne formicaria

21-6-2009 Stadium

 

黑色蟻蛛 Myrmarachne inermichelis

黑色蟻蛛 Myrmarachne inermichelis
Male
21-9-2008 Semarak

黑色蟻蛛 Myrmarachne inermichelis

黑色蟻蛛 Myrmarachne inermichelis
Female
13-1-2009 Semarak


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