cursorial


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(of limbs and feet) adapted for running

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Cursorial spiders consume significant numbers of moth eggs in row crop foliage.
Carabid adults are active, cursorial foragers that opportunistically scavenge, browse tender vegetation, and hunt for invertebrate prey, while larvae are typically carnivorous, pursuing a variety of soft-bodied invertebrates procured from the cover of rocks, rotted logs, and in leaf litter.
It is a cursorial hunter that forages on prey commonly found on plants (Arango et al.
In addition, faster maximum running speeds should enhance their ability to escape from cursorial predators.
The affinities, however, of these two species within the genus remain somewhat enigmatic and some unusual morphological features, such as the high clypeus, leg formula of I IV II III and robust appearance due to its relatively short legs, might be related to its preference for cursorial habitats.
1987; Nyffeler & Sterling 1994), we propose that plant sugars may be of direct benefit and help fuel the cursorial life of these spiders, allowing the valuable nutrients of prey to be allocated to the more complex metabolic processes of maintenance, growth, and reproduction.
Sceloporus undulatus belli, with its relatively large size, cross-barred females, usually unspotted males, almost complete lack of ventral markings in females, the light gular semeions with their unique fusion of the blue components in mature males, and its terrestrially cursorial habits and habitat, fits with none of the other exerges.
cursorial or ballooning) that allow for experimental manipulation.
As cursorial predators they probably frequently encounter each other and thus quickly attain an accurate estimate of their densities.
Hunting strategies, for instance, divide families into web-building and free-hunting, or cursorial, spiders.
This constraint might select for their cursorial body form and high movement rates at the expense of their reproductive rate.
In common with other cursorial spiders, the percentage of feeding specimens in the population of O.
Most crab spiders are typical cursorial hunters which do not use silk for prey capture; instead, they lie in ambush and wait until prey comes within reach of their long forelimbs and seize it.
Calculations of these indices were made with totals of species and undetermined species, and functional groups (web builders and cursorial hunters) for each site and season.