Spiders are really cool, especially those ant-mimic spiders. I have come across and also photographed so many ant-mimic jumping spiders and ant-mimic crab spiders in Malaysia. Here are some of my favorites. More awesome Tropical Spiders here.
All shot with 40D, Canon MPE65 1X-5X macro lens and MT24EX Twin Flash and DIY Concave Diffuser.
A male red ant-mimic jumping spider, Myrmarachne plataleoides
A male Ant mimic jumping spider Myrmarachne plataleoides
A female red ant-mimic jumping spider, Myrmarachne plataleoides
A male red and black ant-mimic jumping spider
A female red and black ant-mimic jumping spider
A male black ant-mimic jumping spider. Don't have a female one yet.
A female ant mimic jumping spider with prey
A black ant mimic jumping spider with prey
Ant-mimic crab spider mating. Amyciaea lineatipes.
A male ant-mimic crab spider with prey - a weaver ant
If you would like to see more spiders, check these out:
1. Ant-mimic crab spider eating weaver ant
2. More ant-mimic spiders
3. Wonderful jumping spiders
4. Ant-mimic crab spider - mating!
5. Male red ant-mimic jumping spider
6. Tropical spiders
7. Jumping spider life cycle
8. Lichen huntsman life cycle