Ant-mimic crab spider with prey

Ant-mimic crab spider with prey

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Credit: MELVYN YEO/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Ant-mimic crab spider (Amyciaea sp., left) with a weaver ant (Oecophylla sp.) it has caught (right). This species of crab spider (family Thomisidae) mimics the appearance and behaviour of weaver ants in order to blend in with its prey.

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