Physical Description

Morphology

Sexual Dimorphism

Females generally larger than males and this can be pronounced; Sexual Dimorphism often also in shape and color; male spiders have specialized intromittent appendages (pedipalps).
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Ecology

Associations

Known predators

Arachnida (arachnids (unspec.)) is prey of:
Geothlypis trichas
Myiarchus
Baeolophus bicolor
Sitta carolinensis
Vireo olivaceus

Based on studies in:
USA: Illinois (Forest)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • A. C. Twomey, The bird population of an elm-maple forest with special reference to aspection, territorialism, and coactions, Ecol. Monogr. 15(2):175-205, from p. 202 (1945).
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Known prey organisms

Arachnida (arachnids (unspec.)) preys on:
Diptera
Phaenicia eximia
Hemilucilia segmentaria
Cochliomyia macellaria
Paracoenia turbida
Lamproscatella dichaeta
Microcoelepis
Chironomidae
Amphipoda
Tipulidae

Based on studies in:
USA: Illinois (Forest)
Costa Rica (Carrion substrate)
USA (Temporary pool)

This list may not be complete but is based on published studies.
  • A. C. Twomey, The bird population of an elm-maple forest with special reference to aspection, territorialism, and coactions, Ecol. Monogr. 15(2):175-205, from p. 202 (1945).
  • L. F. Jiron and V. M. Cartin, 1981. Insect succession in the decomposition of a mammal in Costa Rica. J. New York Entomol. Soc. 89:158-165, from p. 163.
  • N. C. Collins, R. Mitchell and R. G. Wiegert, 1976. Functional analysis of a thermal spring ecosystem, with an evaluation of the role of consumers. Ecology 57:1221-1232, from p. 1222.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:187081
Specimens with Sequences:134737
Specimens with Barcodes:127132
Species:8825
Species With Barcodes:7757
Public Records:118792
Public Species:4327
Public BINs:14447
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