hunting spider


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hunting spider

n
(Animals) another name for wolf spider
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hunting spider - ground spider that hunts its prey instead of using a webhunting spider - ground spider that hunts its prey instead of using a web
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
family Lycosidae, Lycosidae - wolf spiders
European wolf spider, Lycosa tarentula, tarantula - large southern European spider once thought to be the cause of tarantism (uncontrollable bodily movement)
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Giant spiders, many times larger than this hunting spider (magnified), could soon be |inside our homes
We studied the populations of a species of ground hunting spider Ctenus hibemalis in the forests of OMSP.
Guild structure in solitary hunting spider wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae) compared with null predictions.
javanus is foliage living and very active hunting spider.
In present study functional response of adult hunting spider Oxyopes javanus (Araneae: Oxyopidae) against different densities of adult white back planthoppers (Sogatella furcifera) was assessed in laboratory and mesocosm.
Effects of size, motility and paralysation time of prey on the quantity of venom injected by the hunting spider Cupiennius salei.
Survival of the hunting spider Hibana velox (Araneae, Anyphaenidae), raised on different artificial diets.
Interference competition was the most likely explanation for the variation in hunting spider density between treatments because ants included spiders in their diet to a low extent only ([approximately equal to] 1% of the prey).
The conventional management site had the highest species richness in both seasons, for both web-building and hunting spider guilds.
Interactions between a hunting spider and a web-builder: consequences of intraguild predation and cannibalism for prey suppression.
Several large families of hunting spiders are also highly visual (Land, 1985; Foelix, 2011), including the wolf spiders (Lycosidae), lynx spiders (Oxyopidae), and jumping spiders (Salticidae).