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Neaetha membrosa  (Simon, 1868)
Main synonym = Attus membrosus    Simon, 1868
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Arachnida / Araneae / Salticidae
English name not known     Maltese name not known
Further Information:
This species usually hunts ants, often frequenting ant trails and nest entrances where it pounces on workers, devouring them. The reddish-brown colouration of this jumping spider camouflages it well against the soil colour of garigue, where it is found locally.






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