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Photo#54626
Ant-mimic spider - Synemosyna formica

Ant-mimic spider - Synemosyna formica
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 29, 2006
Size: 4.5mm

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Great find, Tom !
Amazing mimicry !
Sure looks like an Ant at first glance.
And if it keeps moving like an ant it's hard to count legs ...
Not too many predators are interested in gobbling up ants.

That's
great, Tom. I guess it is formica. Adult male.

 
S. formica
I think you're right. I showed a local "spider guy" the sub-adult male, and he said it was probably S. formica. I'll move them all to the species page. Thanks Jeff.

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