Food specializations

In 2008, the reported food specialization species Bagheera Kipling, but all the other species are predators. They feed mainly on insects and other spiders, although a few large species of fish and birds and lizards. The hunting prey spiders use various strategies: catch her in a sticky spider webs; throw her sticky threads; They mimic it to is revealed; Smoked or her. Most of them reveals prey by vibration, but the active hunters have good eyesight. Hunters from the family of jumping spiders (Portia) show signs of intelligent behavior when choosing a hunting tactics and ability to create new ones. Guts spiders are too narrow to allow it to take solid food, and therefore dilute digestive enzymes and crushed her palpi (pedipalpy) because they do not have the right jaw.

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