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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (7): 1313–1321.
Published: 01 April 2017
... - 11478 . 10.1021/acsnano.5b05658 Blackledge , T. A. and Zevenbergen , J. M. ( 2006 ). Mesh width influences prey retention in spider orb webs . Ethology   112 , 1194 - 1201 . 10.1111/j.1439-0310.2006.01277.x Blamires , S. J. ( 2010 ). Plasticity in extended phenotypes...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (19): 3362–3369.
Published: 01 October 2012
.... ( 1970 ). Amino acid composition of spider silk . Comp. Biochem. Physiol.   35 : 705 - 711 . Blackledge   T. A. , Hayashi   C. Y. ( 2006 ). Silken toolkits: biomechanics of silk fibers spun by the orb web spider Argiope argentata (Fabricius 1775) . J. Exp. Biol.   209 : 2452 - 2461...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (5): 759–768.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Araneidae orb web Studies investigating the evolution of signals are typically concerned with intraspecific communication, such as sexual signals. For example, the signals used in courtship displays are often examined with respect to how habitat physical characteristics (Fleishman, 1992; Marchetti...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (16): 3131–3140.
Published: 15 August 2006
...Todd A. Blackledge; Cheryl Y. Hayashi SUMMARY Orb-web weaving spiders depend upon the mechanical performance of capture threads to absorb the energy of flying prey. Most orb-weavers spin wet capture threads with core fibers of flagelliform silk. These threads are extremely compliant and extensible...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (8): 1463–1486.
Published: 15 April 2006
...Mark A. Townley; Edward K. Tillinghast; Christopher D. Neefus SUMMARY The sticky spiral of araneoid spider orb webs consists of silk fibers coated with adhesive droplets. The droplets contain a variety of low-molecular-mass compounds (LMM). Within a species, a fairly consistent ratio of LMM...
Includes: Supplementary data