Amyciaea

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Amyciaea is a genus of ant mimicking crab spiders that was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1885.[2]

They mimic weaver ants, their preferred prey.[2]

Species

As of June 2020 it contains five species, found in Africa, Asia, and Oceania:[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Gen. Amyciaea Simon, 1885". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2020. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2020-07-26.
  2. ^ a b Simon, E. (1885). "Matériaux pour servir à la faune arachnologiques de l'Asie méridionale. III. Arachnides recueillis en 1884 dans la presqu'île de Malacca, par M. J. Morgan. IV. Arachnides recueillis à Collegal, district de Coimbatoore, par M. A. Theobald G. R". Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France. 10: 436–462.
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Amyciaea: Brief Summary

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Amyciaea is a genus of ant mimicking crab spiders that was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1885.

They mimic weaver ants, their preferred prey.

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