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Predatory behavior of jumping spiders.
Salticids, the largest family of spiders, have unique eyes, acute vision, and elaborate vision-mediated predatory behavior, which is more pronounced than in any other spider group. Diverse predatoryExpand
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Jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) that feed on nectar
Nectivory was studied in 90 species from the spider family Salticidae. Observations of 31 of these species feeding on nectar from flowers in nature was the impetus for laboratory tests in which allExpand
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Strategic database marketing
Part I: What Has Happened to Marketing? Chapter 1. Why Marketing Needs Database TechnologyChapter 2. Information is Power: How the Database Empowers MarketersPart II: What Database Marketing Is ...Expand
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The role of experience in the development of predatory behaviour in Phidippus regius, a jumping spider (Araneae, Salticidae) from Florida
Abstract Inexperienced Phidippus regius spider‐lings used significantly different techniques to capture larvae of a lepidopteran (Trichoplusia ni) and adult dipterans (Drosophila melanogaster). TheExpand
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Effect of discriminative plant-sugar feeding on the survival and fecundity of Anopheles gambiae
BackgroundA previous study showed for Anopheles gambiae s.s. a gradation of feeding preference on common plant species growing in a malaria holoendemic area in western Kenya. The present follow-upExpand
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Discriminative feeding behaviour of Anopheles gambiae s.s. on endemic plants in western Kenya
Abstract Anopheles gambiae Giles s.s. (Diptera: Culicidae) is known to feed on plant sugars, but this is the first experimental study to consider whether it discriminates between plant species.Expand
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Convergent evolution of eye ultrastructure and divergent evolution of vision‐mediated predatory behaviour in jumping spiders
All jumping spiders have unique, complex eyes with exceptional spatial acuity and some of the most elaborate vision‐guided predatory strategies ever documented for any animal of their size. However,Expand
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A spider that feeds indirectly on vertebrate blood by choosing female mosquitoes as prey.
Spiders do not feed directly on vertebrate blood, but a small East African jumping spider (Salticidae), Evarcha culicivora, feeds indirectly on vertebrate blood by choosing as preferred prey femaleExpand
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Abstract We review previously published studies on how temperature affects development and reproduction of spiders, with an emphasis on recent studies from China published in Chinese. We apply bothExpand
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