Myrmarachne sp

Meaning of name: Unknown

Distribution: Unknown

Description: This spider has a body length of approximately 8 millimetres.

Notes: This spider was seen in October.

This genus of spider mimics the size, shape and behaviour of ants, sometimes living amongst ants and preying on other arthropods, sometimes preying on ants.

References: Identification courtesy of Kim Pullen, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences.

http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=1096

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