Friday, August 31, 2012

Antmimicking spider (Myrmarachne sp)


Photos in this post were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This spider is from the family of Salticidae under genus of Myrmarachne. The body length without jaw is about 6mm.





Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Arachnida - Arachnids
Order : Araneae - Spiders
Infraorder : Araneomorphae - True Spiders
No Taxon : Entelegynes
Family : Salticidae - Jumping Spiders
Subfamily : Myrmarachninae
Genus : Myrmarachne

References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myrmarachne
http://habitatnews.nus.edu.sg/guidebooks/spiders/text/Myrmarachne.htm


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