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All Users > Christina McFall > Ecuador: Terrestrial arthropods > X stabilimentum Ecuador: Terrestrial arthropods: X stabilimentum X stabilimentum Quite a few species of spiders build stabilimenta of varying sizes and shapes. One of the Manchester students devoted her research to investigating the relationship between age and stabilimentum style. Possible utility: keeps birds from messing them up, gives the illusion of greater body size, offsets the effect of the intense sunlight. <--Previous   Next-->
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