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Common Spiders of North America

Spiders of North America

baby spiders feeding on mom

‘Regurgitation feeding in Stegodyphus lineatus’ by Mor Salomon.

Parental care usually entails some costs to the mother. These costs, even if dramatic, are usually reversible and do not result in mortality of the mother. However, in the spider Stegodyphus lineatus maternal care is extreme and irreversible. Read about matriphagy in: Dramatic histological changes preceding suicidal maternal care in the subsocial spider Stegodyphus lineatus

New! Travel Grant Applications Open - Due Date May 15, 2015

2015 AAS Meeting
June 19-23
Dakota Wesleyan University - Mitchell South Dakota
Host - Brian Patick

March 2015 Issue of JoA here

Bulletin Board Notices here

  • Spiders and Their Relatives July 17-26, 2015 Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona
  • Brno Hosts 29th European Congress of Arachnology August 24-29, 2015



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