News tagged with jumping spider

The eyes have it for perfect predator

(PhysOrg.com) -- The most striking feature of jumping spiders is their arsenal of big eyes. In contrast to web-building spiders, they rely on their excellent vision to actively hunt and catch their insect ...

Jul 09, 2010 4.9 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast

Herbivory discovered in a spider

(PhysOrg.com) -- There are approximately 40,000 species of spiders in the world, all of which have been thought to be strict predators that feed on insects or other animals. Now, scientists have found that ...

Oct 12, 2009 5 / 5 (34) 1