Rahul Sharma

Habronestes bradleyi

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Arachnida
Family  Zodariidae
Scientific name  Habronestes bradleyi
Rank  Species
Subphylum  Chelicerata
Infraorder  Araneomorphae
Genus  Habronestes
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Spider
Similar  Zodarion, Ant spider, Meat ant, Iridomyrmex, Myrmarachne

Habronestes bradleyi is a spider species of the Zodariidae family.

Like most Zodariidae, H. bradleyi is an ant-eating spider. It detects the alarm pheromone of ants to locate them. It raises its forelegs, which contain the chemoreceptors to detect the pheromone. However, they themselves also mimic the pheromone.

Distribution

H. bradleyi is a species from Australia.

References

Habronestes bradleyi Wikipedia


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