comb-footed spider


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Noun1.comb-footed spider - spider having a comb-like row of bristles on each hind foot
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 Theridiidae, Theridiidae - a family of comb-footed spiders
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The remaining predation events were attributable to web-building spiders, with the comb-footed spider family (Thcridiidac) accounting for the vast majority of the documented incidents (roughly 80%; Fig.
He has worked with the comb-footed spider Anelosimus studiosus, which lives along riverbanks from New England to Argentina.
Untangling the tangle-web: web construction behavior of the comb-footed spider Steadota triangulosa and comments on the phylogenetic implications (Araneae: Theridiidae).
The comb-footed spider genera Neottiura and Coleosoma in Europe (Araneae, Theridiidae).
Untangling the tangle-web: web construction behavior of the comb-footed spider Steatoda triangulosa and comments on phylogenetic implications (Araneae: Theridiidae).
Untangling the tangle-web: web construction behavior of the comb-footed spider Steatoda triangulosa and comments on the phylogenetic implications (Araneae: Theridiidae).
'Those cobwebs, courtesy of the comb-footed spiders - those little creatures we often see at home - trap dirt and dust, making household cleaning easier.'
Some of the names in the index of family common names, such as 'Comb-footed spiders', appear in both indexes, whereas other common family names such as 'Cosmopolitan spider hunters' appear only in the 'Index of family common names'.