Aggressive chemical mimicry by a bolas spider.

@article{Eberhard1977AggressiveCM,
  title={Aggressive chemical mimicry by a bolas spider.},
  author={William G. Eberhard},
  journal={Science},
  year={1977},
  volume={198 4322},
  pages={1173-5}
}
Mature female Mastophora sp. spiders attract prey with a volatile substance which apparently mimics the female sex attractant pheromone of the fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera). The rate of prey capture is similar to that of a conventional orb weaver of comparable body size. 
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