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Photo#629674
ant mimic spider - Coleosoma floridanum - male

ant mimic spider - Coleosoma floridanum - Male
Sarasota County, Florida, USA
April 1, 2012
Size: 2mm BL
Micaria? This one was found on an interior wall near the door to our balcony. Darker than the other ant mimic recently found at our home , with more obvious pair of spots on the dorsum of the abdomen.

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Moved
Moved from Coleosoma.

Moved

Moved
Moved from Coleosoma.

 
Placement
Could you please explain why this one went back down to species?

 
Sorry, my mistake.
I had forgotten that the discussion ended up placing it at genus level and saw some comments referring to the two specimens as being from the same species (both found within our house). I'll place it back to genus and maybe we can look about our house again for more specimens, but hadn't noticed any in a long while.

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I think this is a mature male, but without a closer look can't help, either, as to what species.

Is interesting though -- I hadn't realized that there is more than the one species here in the States.

 
Unfortunately
Unfortunately this one got away before I was able to get my full assortment of photos. I thought it couldn't climb out of the container it was in. I'll attach the best crops of the pedipalps that I have and will try harder if we find another.

Moved
Moved from Coleosoma floridanum. Good point John. I was treating this as a juvenile of the Coleosoma floridanum due to proximity to the other specimen, but that was probably too much of a leap. I think genus level is probably better for this one.

 
Sometimes
they can be a pain. I found this male and this female 6 days apart on the side of my house about a foot away from where the other one previously was. They turned out to be 2 different species. I ended up happy to have 2 species, but it makes IDs in my yard tough.

Doesn't this one
look more like the images we already have of Coleosoma acutiventer?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Hi Dan and kids, If one of
Hi Dan and kids,

If one of these should die, you could send it along. I'm going to look at the other specimen first -- in one of the images you've captured a pretty decent (if small) profile of the pedipalp.

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