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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 151989, 23 pages
Spider-Ant Associations: An Updated Review of Myrmecomorphy, Myrmecophily, and Myrmecophagy in Spiders
Department of Zoology, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80205, USA
Received 3 October 2011; Accepted 18 December 2011
Academic Editor: Jean Paul Lachaud
Copyright © 2012 Paula E. Cushing. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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- Gonzalo D. Rubio, Manuel O. Arbino, and Paula E. Cushing, “ Ant mimicry in the spider Myrmecotypus iguazu (Araneae: Corinnidae), with notes about myrmecomorphy in spiders ,” Journal of Arachnology, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 395–399, 2013.
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- Stano Pekár, “Is inaccurate mimicry ancestral to accurate in myrmecomorphic spiders (Araneae)?,” Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2014.
- Ximena J. Nelson, and Robert R. Jackson, “Timid spider uses odor and visual cues to actively select protected nesting sites near ants,” Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 2014.
- Linda Marín, Doug Jackson, and Ivette Perfecto, “A positive association between ants and spiders and potential mechanisms driving the pattern,” Oikos, 2014.
- John D. Styrsky, “An orb-weaver spider exploits an ant-acacia mutualism for enemy-free space,” Ecology and Evolution, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 276–283, 2014.