We compare this remarkable sequence to those from a range of other spiders and arachnids
, and develop base-pairing models of its insert regions to determine its overall secondary structure.
actor was a Steatoda grossa, a fat brown spider with long, thin legs that was painted blue and red for the movie.
Species richness, and sample completeness for arachnids
sampled in primary, secondary and plantation forests in Jari region, Brazil.
But before spider vendors in Cambodia plop an arachnid
into a deep fryer, Gordon says they generally remove the spider's pair of poisonous fangs and its dense coat of hairs.
The film will follow Nicholas and his trademark "spidercam" as he pursues (crawling into foreboding places with light on helmet) a variety of dangerous and exotic arachnids
-- including the so-called goliath bird-eater -- in the rainforests of French Guyana and Mexico, and the Arizona desert.
The topics include biodiversity: an African perspective, biogeography: from testing patterns to understanding processes in spiders and related arachnids
, genetics and genomics: the arrival of a new molecular era of spider research, behavior: why spiders are good models for research, spider silk: an ancient biomaterial for the 21st century, systematics, evolutionary ecology, agroecology, and palaeontology: interpreting and applying the spider fossil record.
Whipscorpions (Arachnida, Uropygi) are a distinctive group of arachnids
characterized by robust, subraptorial pedipalps, a slender first pair of legs and an opisthosoma ending in a long, flagelliform whip-like telson.
They are really quite private arachnids
(uh-RAK-nids, classification of organisms that includes spiders and ticks), except when it comes to catching prey (animal hunted by another animal for food)," he says.
Miller's menagerie includes lizards, snakes, bugs, arthropods, amphibians and arachnids
Today, those arachnids
are the only ones that spin webs bearing viscid silk near tree trunks, where seepifig resin would be likely to trap a stray strand of silk.
MORE than 2,000 animated arachnids
were created for the movie.
were apparently destined for Japan where collectors are willing to pay a lot of money for them.