Family Scientific Name Gender Size Common Name
Mimetidae Reo eutypus male 3 - 5 mm pirate spider
Found: Fullerton Date: 9 May 06 ID: D117
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Reo eutypus
Mimetids typically feed on other spiders. According to Kaston (1972), you can often find them in the webs of other spiders or on bushes. They do not make their own capture webs. With a strong hand lens you can see the special spination on the metatarsus, view 5 (of female).
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