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Noun1.Araneae - spidersAraneae - spiders        
animal order - the order of animals
Arachnida, class Arachnida - a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings
spider - predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
Argiopidae, family Argiopidae, orb-weaver - spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution
family Theridiidae, Theridiidae - a family of comb-footed spiders
family Theraphosidae, Theraphosidae - large tropical spiders; tarantulas
family Lycosidae, Lycosidae - wolf spiders
Ctenizidae, family Ctenizidae - large burrowing spiders
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79% of body dry-mass) allometrically decreased with body mass, were higher in Araneae, Lepidoptera, and Diptera after adjusting for allometry, and were similar between insect herbivores and predators.
Sulfur concentrations in Araneae and Coleoptera were approximately twice those predicted from protein and amino acid concentrations (including taurine) measured in wolf spiders and beetles by Ramsay & Houston (2003).
Jumping spiders (Arachnida, Araneae, Salticidae) from the Nimba Mountains in Guinea.
4 prey/web: Lepidoptera (41 %), Diptera (24%), Homoptera (15%), Coleoptera (6%), Hymenoptera (3%), Orthoptera (3%), Araneae (3%) and unidentified prey (5%) (Table 1).
Adults of Formicidae, Collembola, Cicadellidae, micro-Diptera, Dolichopodidae, Araneae, thrips, and Bibionidae were observed in all 3 systems, i.