Paraplectana sp.. With its large bulbous abdomen...
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SpeciesParaplectana sp.
LocalityEast Kalimantan, Indonesia
DescriptionWith its large bulbous abdomen and immediately recognizable coloration, this tiny spider is easily mistaken for a ladybug beetle. This mimicry gives the spider an excellent defense, since ladybug beetles (family Coccinellidae) are well-known to be toxic.  
Keywordsaposematic | arachid | araneidae | beetle | borneo | coccinellidae | fauna | ladybird | ladybug | mimicry | spider


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