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Symbiosis between social spiders and yeast: the role in prey attraction


Psyche 94(1-2): 151-158
Symbiosis between social spiders and yeast: the role in prey attraction
Evidence is provided that the social spider Mallos gregalis from Mexico uses a scented bait to attract prey. These odours are produced by yeasts growing on the discarded carcasses of muscoid flies which have been incorporated into the communal nest.


Accession: 001962105



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