Plant and animal in direct competition for food
New research shows how male spiders use eavesdropping to one-up their rivals
Researchers have made a new discovery into the complex world of spiders that reflects what some might perceive as similar behavior in human society. As male wolf spiders go searching for a mate, it appears they eavesdrop, ...
Male wolf spiders cannibalize females
Spiders adjust courtship signals for maximum effect
Communication is important in any relationship, but for spiders, it can be a matter of life or death.
Study: Crickets 'forewarn' unborn babies about spiders
Just because cricket moms abandon their eggs before they hatch doesn't mean they don't pass wisdom along to their babies. New research in the American Naturalist shows that crickets can warn their unborn babies about potent ...
Water webs connect spiders, residents in Southwest
(PhysOrg.com) -- If you are a cricket and it is a dry season on the San Pedro River in Arizona, on your nighttime ramblings to eat leaves, you are more likely to be ambushed by thirsty wolf spiders, or so ...
More wolf spiders feasting on American toads due to invasive grass, study shows
An invasive grass species frequently found in forests has created a thriving habitat for wolf spiders, who then feed on American toads, a new University of Georgia study has found.
Spying on Corn Rootworm Predators Nightlife
(PhysOrg.com) -- Agricultural Research Service (ARS) entomologist Jonathan G. Lundgren, while exploring corn fields at night, has found a very different group of predators than the ones that feed during the ...