Caleb J.T.D. 2016. Taxonomic notes on some ant-mimicking jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from India // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.25. No.4: 403–420 [in English].

National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore 560 065, Karnataka, India. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Ant-like jumping spiders, Myrmarachne, Salticidae, India, redescriptions.

ABSTRACT. Five species of ant-mimicking jumping spiders are recorded from India: Myrmarachne kuwagata Yaginuma, 1967, M. melanocephala MacLeay, 1839, M. plataleoides (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1869), M. prava (Karsch, 1880), and M. ramunni Narayan, 1915. All these species are redescribed and illustrated in detail.

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