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araneid

(əˈreɪnɪɪd)
n
(Zoology) any of numerous arachnids constituting the order Araneae (or Araneida), which comprises the spiders
[C19: from New Latin Araneida, from Latin arānea spider]
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Mimetus hesperus has not been observed invading webs of araneids, but araneids occurred in low density in my field site (Table 1), so this may result from a difference in availability rather than ability.
Prey analysis of four species of tropical orb-weaving spiders (Araneae: Araneidae) and a comparison with araneids of the temperate zone.
Among nocturnal sympatric araneids and tetragnathids, researchers have noted temporal and spatial segregation (Ward & Lubin 1992).
There was a significant decrease in the number of salticids and araneids present after the prairie burn.
Three Palearctic (non-native) araneids, Aculepeira carbonaria, Araneus triguttatus, and Zygiella montana were recorded from Wisconsin; Z.
Histological studies on the poison glands of Araneids.
However, Scharff and Coddington (1997) and Coddington and Levi (1991) note that recent revisions of neotropical araneids show that their diversity is much greater than currently recognized, and estimate that 6000-7000 species exist.
Many orb-weaving Araneids construct a web and then divide their time, except when handling prey, between two locations.
Prey analysis of four species of tropical orb weaving spiders (Araneae: Araneidae) and a comparison with araneids of the temperate zone.
araneids in the genus Mastophora that feed on moths; Yeargan 1988), are highly dimorphic.