A new species of Myrmecotypus Pickard-Cambridge spider (Araneae: Corinnidae: Castianeirinae) from the Bolivian orocline, imitating one of the world’s most aggressive ants

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Title A new species of Myrmecotypus Pickard-Cambridge spider (Araneae: Corinnidae: Castianeirinae) from the Bolivian orocline, imitating one of the world’s most aggressive ants
 
Creator Perger, Robert
Rubio, Gonzalo D.
 
Description A new species of ant-mimicking spider of the subfamily Castianeirinae, Myrmecotypus rubrofemoratus Perger and Rubio, new species (Araneae: Corinnidae), is described from the Pre-Andean area of the Bolivian orocline. Adults of M. rubrofemoratus new species resemble the carpenter ant Camponotus femoratus Forel, 1907, which is considered one of the most aggressive ants in the world.
 
Publisher Insecta Mundi
 
Date 2021-05-06
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.flvc.org/mundi/article/view/128839
 
Source Insecta Mundi; Articles 0860-0866 (April 2021)
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.flvc.org/mundi/article/view/128839/129957
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Robert Perger, Gonzalo D. Rubio
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/
 

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