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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (20): jeb214981.
Published: 23 October 2019
... on silk cultured in LB broth. We selected silks from three spider species that build webs in different environments: an orb web builder Nephila pilipes Fabricius 1793 (Araneidae), a funnel web builder Hippasa holmerae Thorell 1895 (Lycosidae) and a tent web builder Cyrtophora moluccensis...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (22): 3906–3910.
Published: 15 November 2010
... (crickets vs flies) from their prey nutrients to test the relative influence of each as inducers of silk protein expression in the orb web spider Nephila pilipes . We found that the MA silks from spiders feeding on live crickets had greater percentages of glutamine, serine, alanine and glycine than those...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (14): 2269–2278.
Published: 15 July 2009
... images sequentially, we could collect images of a bee's receptor with only three shots. This allowed a direct visualization of how bees view their world in a pseudo-color RGB display. With this imaging system, spatial and spectral signals of the orb-weaving spider, Nephila pilipes , were recorded...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (21): 3830–3837.
Published: 1 November 2007
... to arrive at a more comprehensive understanding of its function. We quantified how the brightly colored giant wood spiders Nephila pilipes are viewed by nocturnal insects, and performed field manipulations to assess the function of a spider's coloration in both diurnal and nocturnal conditions. Seen through...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (15): 2631–2637.
Published: 1 July 2004
... compared the prey interception rates and colour contrasts of the typical and melanic morphs of the giant wood spider, Nephila pilipes . Results of the field study showed that the typical morph caught significantly more insects than the melanic morph. Colour contrasts calculated from spectral reflectances...