USE OF ANOPHELES-SPECIFIC PREY-CAPTURE BEHAVIOR BY THE SMALL JUVENILES OF EVARCHA CULICIVORA, A MOSQUITO-EATING JUMPING SPIDER

@inproceedings{Nelson2005USEOA,
  title={USE OF ANOPHELES-SPECIFIC PREY-CAPTURE BEHAVIOR BY THE SMALL JUVENILES OF EVARCHA CULICIVORA, A MOSQUITO-EATING JUMPING SPIDER},
  author={X. Nelson and R. Jackson and G. Sune},
  year={2005}
}
Abstract The prey-capture behavior of the juveniles of Evarcha culicivora, an East African mosquito-eating jumping spider, was investigated in the laboratory using living prey and using dead, motionless lures made from two mosquito species, Anopheles gambiae sensu stricto and Culex quinquefasciatus. Having tested individuals of E. culicivora that had no prior experience with mosquitoes (rearing diet: only chaoborid and chironomid midges), our findings imply that the small, but not the large… Expand
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