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Ant mimic

Observed: 8th July 2011 By: MeleMele’s reputation in InvertebratesMele’s reputation in Invertebrates
Ant mimic

Ant mimic insect found on ground on road verge

Species interactions

No interactions present.


jonmortin's picture

I think you are right but you

I think you are right but you might like to revise the id. and select Himacerus (Aptus) mirmicoides from the drop down list because that is the NBN official version of the name. That will then bring up the link to the distribution map...

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Revised due to spelling error

Changed 'any' damsel bug to 'ant'! My fingers are slipping on laptop keyboard.

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Thanks jonmortin

I just noticed your comment and have changed name as you suggest. Cheers. I don't know what made me stop and pick the bug up, I guess it just looked different. It just sat on my finger so still, I knew it wasn't an ant immediately. Great bug. Mel

Tony Rebelo's picture

Please add the tag "Ant

Please add the tag "Ant mimic"