Argiope


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Noun1.Argiope - the type genus of ArgiopidaeArgiope - the type genus of Argiopidae; small genus of orb-weaving spiders
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Argiopidae, family Argiopidae, orb-weaver - spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution
Argiope aurantia, black and gold garden spider - a widely distributed North American garden spider
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One day while I was walking along, reveling in the stillness of the morning and looking for possible photo opportunities, I came upon a praying mantis struggling in an Argiope spider's web.
In both the genus Argiope and the genus Nephila, female size varies enormously among species, whereas male size is relatively constant.
Web decorations" (first mentioned as such by McCook 1889, but also called "stabilimenta" by Simon 1895 and many modern authors) in the araneid genus Argiope consist of numerous flimsy aciniform silk threads (Peters 1993), mostly arranged in zig zag shaped bands (Bruce 2006).
They include Argiope argentata (Fabricius), Micrathena schreibersi (Perty), Mangora pia (Chamberlin and Ivie), Eustala anastera (Walckenaer), Eustala sp.
Design and prey capture ability of webs of the spiders Nephila clavata and Argiope bruennichii.
Acanthepeira stellata (Marx) Argiope aurantia Lucas Neoscona arabesca (Walckenaer) Neoscona sp.
In fact, Curtis & Carrel (2000) believed their paper on excretion behavior by garden spiders Argiope aurantia Lucas 1833 (Araneidae) (referred to as defecation behavior by the authors) to be the first explicit study of its sort on a spider, although Tietjen (1980) reported on the nonrandom distribution of excreta under laboratory conditions in Mallos gregalis (Simon 1909) (Dictynidae).
My hypothesis was that winter burns conducted before Argiope spiderlings disperse long distances from the maternal egg sacs by ballooning in Apr and May (Tolbert 1977; Anderson 1978; Horton & Wise 1983) should have little if any effect on the resultant density of adult female spiders in the fall, whereas burns performed in summer after spiders have stopped ballooning might be disastrous for local Argiope populations.
Vegetation type Riparian Plantation Mean Mean (a) Species Family abundance abundance Argiope pulchella (Thorell, 1881) Araneidae 0.
Units of behavior and complex sequences in the predatory behavior of Argiope argentata (Fabricius) (Araneae: Araneidae).
Disc stabilimenta occur in the webs of the araneids Argiope argentata (Fabricius 1775) (Nentwig & Heimer 1987) and Allocyclosa bifurca (McCook 1887) (Eberhard 2003), and the uloborid genera Philoponella, Uloborus, and Zosis (Lubin 1986).
6") Araneidae Orbiculariae Araneus alboventris (Emerton, 1884) Araneidae Orbiculariae Argiope argentata (Fabricius, 1775) Araneidae Orbiculariae Eustala sp.