funnel web

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a funnel-shaped spider web

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Male Sydney funnel web spiders (Atrax robustus) are the most venomous spider in the world, however, the researchers found that the protein in the venom helped protect the brain from damage after a stroke.
Spider species fall into two basic groups: 'modern' spiders such as redbacks and orb weavers, and 'primitive' spiders such as tarantulas and funnel webs.
The spider is a funnel web builder and is quite aggressive.
n David Moffett,Aussie chief executive of the WRU A plague of funnel web spiders on those club chairmen hell bent on destroying his hopes for regional Welsh rugby.
Deadly funnel web spiders will potentially be lurking and there are more than 20 species of snake including eight of the most dangerous in Australia.
US-based Quest Software Inc has introduced the Funnel Web Suite, its new integrated suite of tools designed to optimise web site performance.
Funnel Web Spider Hololena curta (hah-loh-LAY-nah CUR-tah)
Active Concepts, Carlton, Australia, has unveiled Funnel Web 2.
Available now for the Mac OS, with Windows/NT and Unix versions to ship in the coming weeks, Funnel Web 2.
Episode 704 is entitled "Going to Extremes: Testing Nature's Limits" and contains information and activities on funnel web spiders, the physiology of mountain sickness, the biomechanics and physiology of the cheetah and the pronghorn antelope, frogs and fish that survive extremely cold temperatures, and new ocean species discovered by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.
These were the ones that covered the Black Widow Spider, the Funnel Web Spider, the Bolas Spider, the Brown Recluse Spider, the Water Spider, the Nursery Web Spider, the Wolf Spider, the Purse Web Spider, the Orb Weaver Spider, the Crab Spider, and the Tarantula.
This inhibition appeared to be readily reversible, and was prevented by the addition of funnel web spider toxin (FTX), but not by other calcium channel blockers, such as omega conotoxin or nifedipine.
To ship concurrently with Apple's release of Mac OS X, Funnel Web version 4.
New research led by Newcastle University has tested the bio-pesticide - a combination of a natural toxin from the venom of an Australian funnel web spider and snowdrop protein.