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Amyciaea albomaculata is a crab spider whose back end mimics the front end of the tree ants it preys upon. When ants approach their supposed nestmate, the spider moves in for the kill.

Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia

Amyciaea albomaculata is a crab spider whose back end mimics the front end of the tree ants it preys upon. When ants approach their supposed nestmate, the spider moves in for the kill. Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia

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