Table 1: Spider myrmecophiles found in association with or inside ant nests. This table is meant to supplement the table of Araneae mymecophiles found in Cushing [5]. Spider taxonomy according to Platnick [63]; ant taxonomy according to

Spider myrmecophileAnt hostNotes on biologyReferences

Diastanillus pecuarius (Simon)Formica cf. fusca L. and F. lemani BondroitFound under stone near ants.[64, 65]
Pseudomaro aenigmaticus DenisLasius flavus (Fabricius)Associated with nests.[65]
Syedra myrmicarum (Kulczynski)Manica rubida (Latreille) and Formica sp.Found under stone near ants.[64, 65]

Dysderina principalis (Keyserling)Labidus praedator (Smith) (publ. as Eciton praedator)Found inside nests.[66]
Gamasomorpha maschwitzi WunderlichLeptogenys processionalis distinguenda (Emery) (publ. as L. distinguenda)Found inside nests. Chemical mimic. Phoretic. Follows emigration trails of hosts. Builds webs inside nest.[65, 6769]
Gamasomorpha wasmanniae Mello-LeitãoEciton sp.Found inside nests.[70]
Xestaspis loricata (L. Koch) (publ. as G. loricata)Myrmecia dispar (Clark)Found inside nests.[71]

Cosmophasis bitaeniata (Keyserling)Oecophylla smaragdina (Fabricius)Lives inside nest. Is chemical mimic of ant. Feeds on ant larvae by using tactile mimicry.[7276]
Phintella piatensis Barrion and LitsingerO. smaragdinaLives in proximity to ants.[77]

Eidmannella pallida (Emerton)Atta sexdens (L.)Lives in old fungus chambers of nest.[78]