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How Did the Spider Cross the River? Behavioral Adaptations for River-Bridging Webs in Caerostris darwini (Araneae: Araneidae)

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Web building in C. darwini (A-C) versus the “classical” araneid web (D), shown without spirals.

AL. Anchor line. BL. Bridge line. M. Connection point of the initial bridge line and vertical anchor line. SF. Secondary frame. Numbered arrows show building sequence of web frame. A dashed and a solid line in “C” indicate doubled radii.

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