Amyciaea sp.. Crab spiders of the genus...
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SpeciesAmyciaea sp.
LocalityNorth Maluku, Indonesia
DescriptionCrab spiders of the genus Amyciaea are excellent mimics of Weaver Ants (Oecophylla), their preferred prey. In this manner they are able to both avoid predators and easily approach within striking distance of the ants. 
Keywordsant | arachnid | crab | fauna | halmahera | mimicry | moluccas | oecophylla | spider | thomisidae | weaver

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