Spider-Ant Associations: An Updated Review of Myrmecomorphy, Myrmecophily, and Myrmecophagy in Spiders
Myrmecomorphy in spiders. (a) The model ant Pseudomyrmex simplex (Smith) and its mimic, (b) Synemosyna petrunkevitchi (Chapin) (Salticidae). Photos Lyn Atherton, used by permission. (c) Myrmarachne formicaria (De Geer) (Salticidae) showing the enlarged chelicerae of the male. Photo Jay Cossey/PhotographsFromNature.com, used by permission. Scale bars = 1 mm.