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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Number of adults and eggs of five types of sucking pests of cotton (white flies, jassid, mites, dusky bugs, and thrips) along with their predating insects like Chrysoperla, Geocoris and Argiope were recorded from experimental sites.
In the predatory interactions considered here, Stenolemus giraffa was more successful at capturing Argiope katherina when the webs lacked decorations.
The sensory equipment of a spider - A morphological survey of different types of sensillum in both sexes of Argiope bruennichi (Araneae, Araneidae).
One of the most stunning of the orb weavers is Argiope aurantia.
El cientifico ruso Alexandr Vasilevski, de la Universidad de Moscu, descubrio que el veneno de la arana tigre (Argiope lobata) contiene un coctel de proteinas y otras moleculas capaces de bloquear el funcionamiento de las celulas nerviosas, lo que en una situacion normal provoca paralisis de la victima, pero si el funcionamiento de las neuronas falla, pueden contribuir a que se estabilice y a que las celulas no mueran.
Las diferentes telaranas reportadas pertenecen a ocho generos de aranas (Aranens, Argiope, Eriophora, Latrodectes, Mastophora, Neoscona, Nephila y Nephilengys), de los cuales el genero Neoscona ha sido reportado en una ocasion (Brooks, 2012).
silk of females in only three species: Argiope bruennichi (Scopoli,
Koch, 1838) 0 0 0 2 2 Araneus sp.1 70 7 11 35 123 Araneus sp.2 5 2 0 0 7 Argiope argentata (Fabricius, 1775) 3 0 0 0 3 Argiope trifasciata (Forsskal, 1775) 0 0 0 0 0 Argiope sp.
However, several notable exceptions exist, including the presence of ultraviolet (UV)-, blue-, and green-sensitive photoreceptor cells in the secondary eyes of the ctenid spider Cupiennius salei (Keyserling, 1877) (Walla et al., 1996) and orb weavers in the genus Argiope (Yamashita and Tateda, 1978; Yamashita, 1985).
ABSTRACT: Argiope bilali, a new specie of spiders was described from Dadu, Sindh, Pakistan.