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Long-Patella Ant Mimicking Spider (Agorius sp.?) | by PF T.J.
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Long-Patella Ant Mimicking Spider (Agorius sp.?)

Another ant-mimicking spider! There are just so many different types of them that I am genuinely confused now :p

 

...and we can't blame them, as there are huge advantages to being ant-mimicking ant hunters. These spiders can easily enjoy lots of food since ants occur in large amounts; they are also protected since most predators prefer not to meddle with ants (simply because they taste bad, and can be dangerous when attacking in large numbers).

 

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Taken on November 11, 2014