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Ant Mimic Spider [male] Gunjur, KA Geotagged,India,Kerengga ant-like jumper,Myrmaplata plataleoides,Winter,ant mimic,closeup,deceive,details,macro,spider,wild Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Super awesome! I've seen this species once somewhere on the web, so glad you now added it here. Posted one year ago

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''Myrmaplata plataleoides'' , also called the Kerengga ant-like jumper, is a jumping spider that mimics the ''Kerengga'' or weaver ant in morphology and behaviour. This species is found in India, Sri Lanka, China and many parts of Southeast Asia.

Unlike the weaver ants, ''M. plataleoides'' does not bite people, and indeed seems rather timid.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ganesh Seshachar

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Uploaded Mar 2, 2018. Captured Feb 25, 2018 13:01 in Gunjur Palya Rd, Gunjur Palya, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560087, India.
  • f/11.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO100
  • 105mm