Site-specificity and site tenacity in a wolf spider: A serological dietary analysis

@article{Greenstone1983SitespecificityAS,
  title={Site-specificity and site tenacity in a wolf spider: A serological dietary analysis},
  author={Matthew H. Greenstone},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1983},
  volume={56},
  pages={79-83}
}
The wolf spider Pardosa ramulosa is a dietary specialist on aquatic insects. Site tenacity of this species was determined by serological analysis of spiders collected on the margins of and at known distances from each of eight closely-spaced pools whose prey compositions were known. Remains of a mosquito species found uniquely in three of these pools were found only in spiders closely associated with them, despite the presence of otherwise suitable pools less than 10 m away. This indicates that… CONTINUE READING
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