All specimens are adults except Araneae
are juveniles and adults, Brochymena and Melanoplus are nymphs and adults, and Mantidae are nymphs.
Higher S content appears characteristic of Araneae
, similar to silk and venom production, because it was observed across the 4 families and 9 genera analyzed.
8 prey/web over the two years combined, consisting of Lepidoptera (36%), Diptera (21 %), Homoptera (16%), Coleoptera (8%), Orthoptera (8%) Hymenoptera (4%), Araneae
(4%), and unidentified prey (3%) (Table 1).
, micro-Diptera, and Bibionidae, were not affected by time of the d.
A catalogue of the Araneae
described between 1940 and 1981.
The species of Araneae
and Formicidae were identified, respectively, by Dr.
Spiders and scorpions (Arachnida: Araneae
, Scorpiones) of the Nylsvley Nature Reserve, South Africa.