Exploitation of environmental noise by an araneophagic assassin bug

@article{Wignall2011ExploitationOE,
  title={Exploitation of environmental noise by an araneophagic assassin bug},
  author={A. Wignall and R. Jackson and R. Wilcox and P. Taylor},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2011},
  volume={82},
  pages={1037-1042}
}
Predatory arthropods that specialize in invading webs and preying on the resident spiders (‘araneophagic predators’) face special challenges. As webs are exceedingly good at transmitting vibrations, it is difficult for a web invader to move through the web and remain undetected by the spider. An araneophagic predator that generates vibrations in the web may risk prey escaping or even counterattacking. To increase the chances of an undetected approach, predators may exploit episodes of… Expand
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