sheet web


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Noun1.sheet web - an irregular spider web woven in a single plane and looking like flattened hammocks
spider web, spider's web - a web spun by spiders to trap insect prey
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Proper tension is maintained in the sheet web by controlling the relative speeds of the main chrome rolls and pull rolls.
The only report of construction of an aerial sheet web is for Achaearanea tesselata (Keyserling 1884) (Jorger & Eberhard 2006).
Linyphiidae Often overlooked because of their small size (less than a quarter inch long), sheet web weavers are among the most abundant spiders in vegetation.
The wekiu bug now competes for prey with at least one introduced species of Linyphiidae spider (small sheet web spiders) that has become established on the summit.
The Contact Caliper Sensor, designed for thick sheet web processes, continuously scans and measures the true (actual) thickness of extruded or calendered plastic sheet, rigid foamed sheet, flooring vinyl, vinyl siding, rubber, nonwovens, etc.
Keywords: Web construction behavior, web design, aerial sheet web, cobweb spider
Average time (standard deviation in parentheses) spent by Achaearanea tesselata descending from the retreat to the sheet web and attacking prey.
Sanitorium Picnic Ground Lake, Mt Macedon, 37[degrees]23'S 144[degrees]35'E, irregular sheet web on rotting log with egg sac, 23 February 1996, M.