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Nature, ISSN 0028-0836, 01/2003, Volume 421, Issue 6921, pp. 334 - 334
Some European species of crab-spider match the colour of the flower on which they lie in wait to ambush insect pollinators, a tactic that is presumed to camouflage them from their intended prey and from predators... 
ULTRAVIOLET | CAMOUFLAGE | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | BEES | COLOR-PERCEPTION | Cues | Contrast Sensitivity - physiology | Color | Odorants | Bees - physiology | Reproduction | Animals | Ultraviolet Rays | Light | Flowers - physiology | Pollen | Photic Stimulation | Spiders - physiology
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Journal of Animal Ecology, ISSN 0021-8790, 01/2019, Volume 88, Issue 1, pp. 102 - 113
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Ecological Entomology, ISSN 0307-6946, 08/2017, Volume 42, Issue 4, pp. 469 - 476
.... A native crab spider, Xysticus elegans, was placed on one cluster in a small array of Baccharis pilularis inflorescence clusters, and the preferred short-range foraging distances of naturally... 
honey bee | Crab spider | pollination | foraging | olfaction | predation | public information | THOMISIDAE | SCENT | ENTOMOLOGY | BEES | ANTS | COLOR | PREDATION RISK | SENSORY ECOLOGY | FLOWERS | REDUCE | PLASTICITY | Honeybee | Flowers | Wasps | Ecosystems | Bees | Plant reproduction | Food sources | Pollinators | Cascading | Mutualism | Forages | Pollination | Honey | Taxa | Predators | Spiders | Insects | Olfaction | Clusters | Flies
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BIOLOGY LETTERS, ISSN 1744-9561, 12/2019, Volume 15, Issue 12, pp. 20190414 - 20190414
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Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, ISSN 1055-7903, 01/2015, Volume 82, pp. 330 - 340
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Nature Communications, ISSN 2041-1723, 12/2018, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 10
.... Here we document that in the buckler mustard, Biscutella laevigata, the crab spider Thomisus onustus reduces bee visits to flowers but also benefits plants by feeding on florivores... 
POLLINATOR-MEDIATED SELECTION | LOCAL ADAPTATION | HERBIVORE | ARANEAE THOMISIDAE | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | VOLATILES | ERYSIMUM-MEDIOHISPANICUM | INDIRECT DEFENSE | ATTRACTION | FLOWER-DWELLING PREDATORS | HOST-PLANT | Plants (botany) | Ocimene | Spiders | Tradeoffs | Crabs | Evolution | Flowers | Mustard | Plant populations | Infestation | Bees
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PLoS ONE, ISSN 1932-6203, 05/2017, Volume 12, Issue 5, p. e0175667
.... In this study, we examined the external fluorescence and the fluorophores of different sexes and life stages of the crab spider Misumena vatia (Clerk 1757... 
REFLECTANCE | MISUMENA-VATIA ARANEAE | COLOR | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | PREY CAPTURE | SIZE | CAMOUFLAGE | ADULT | PREDATOR | SIT | Animals | Spiders - metabolism | Fluorescence | Female | Male | Life Cycle Stages | Spiders - physiology | Hemolymph | Usage | Ecology | Research | Arachnids | Crabs | Sexual behavior | Visual signals | Instrumentation | Flowers | Males | Chemical compounds | Foraging behavior | Ecological effects | Signaling | Spiders | Insects | Animal behavior | Sexes | Fluorophores | Physiology | Females
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Marine Biology, ISSN 0025-3162, 9/2011, Volume 158, Issue 9, pp. 2043 - 2053
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1996, General technical report (North Central Forest Experiment Station (St. Paul, Minn.)), Volume NC-GTR-185., 35
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Oikos, ISSN 0030-1299, 4/2003, Volume 101, Issue 1, pp. 157 - 163
In a field experiment, the bumblebee, B. ternarius, visited milkweed patches harboring crab spiders, Misumena vatia, at a lower frequency than patches free of crab spiders, and honeybees showed a similar but non-significant trend... 
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