FORAGING VERSATILITY AND THE INFLUENC E OF HOST AVAILABILITY IN ARGYRODES TRIGONUM

@inproceedings{Araneae2004FORAGINGVA,
  title={FORAGING VERSATILITY AND THE INFLUENC E OF HOST AVAILABILITY IN ARGYRODES TRIGONUM},
  author={Araneae and THERIDIIDAE and Karen R. Cangialosi},
  year={2004}
}
Argyrodes trigonum (Hentz 1850) can interact with its host as kleptoparasite, host predator, web-stealer, or commensal . This species can also capture insect prey in a web of its own construction . Which foraging strategy an individual A. trigonum exhibits certainly depends on a multitude of environmental factors, especially host availability. In this study, field surveys of populations of A. trigonum an d its hosts and daily observations of individually marked host webs were made at sites in… CONTINUE READING