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Related to Araneus: Araneus cavaticus, barn spider
  • noun

Synonyms for Araneus

a genus of orb-weaving spiders including common garden spiders and barn spiders

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Ixodes persulcatus Sorex minutus 13% Sorex araneus 30% Apodemus uralensis 17% Myodes glareolus 40% Ixodes ricinus Apodemus uralensis 93% Myodes glareolus 7% Ixodes trianguliceps Sorex araneus 22% Sorex caecutiens 2% Sorex minutus 11% Apodemus agrarius 35% Apodemus uralensis 4% Myodes glareolus 26% Ixodes apronophorus Sorex minutus 9% Sorex araneus 11% Microtus arvalis 18% Apodemus agrarius 11% Myodes glareolus 51% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Araneus expletus (Araneae, Araneidae): another stabilimentum that does not function to attract prey.
From this group, only six Araneus marmoreus were found.
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The region's most speciose genera are listed in Table 1, and include Xysticus (25 species) followed by Clubiona, Philodromus, and Araneus, each represented by over 20 species.
After a few seconds I looked up, and discovered bee number 13 suspended in mid-air - in the web of the spider Araneus diadematus.
Risk-sensitive foraging in common shrews (Sorex araneus L.
Diet was expressed as frequency of occurrence (%) of prey items as reported by Churchfield (1982) for the diet of the common shrew, Sorex araneus.
Included in the group of new species is a kind of spider that has been known in the past but will make a renewed appearance in the book under a new academic name: Araneus spider.
Stable, species Common name tested A Sorex araneus Common shrew 2 Mus musculus House mouse 17 Apodemus sylvaticus Wood mouse 1 Microtus sp.
In the East Baltic region, shrews (Soricomorpha: Soricidae) are represented by five species: common shrew (Sorex araneus Linnaeus, 1758), Laxmann's (masked) shrew (Sorex caecutiens Laxmann, 1788), pygmy shrew (Sorex minutus Linnaeus, 1766), least shrew (Sorex minutissimus Zimmermann, 1780), and water shrew (Neomys fodiens (Pennant, 1771)).
A comparable composition (insect orders) of potential prey for the web building spiders Araneus diadematus Clerck 1757 and Argiope bruennichi (Scopoli 1772) was described by Ludy (2007).
The scientists fired beams of ionised metal compounds at lengths of silk from the orb-weaving spider Araneus diatematus using a technology called atomic layer deposition (ALD).
18 SCIENCE, they describe what happened when they put a silk-protein gene from the common garden spider Araneus diadematus into hamster cells.