Tiny jumping spiders found preying on frogs and lizards

A trio of researchers from Switzerland and the U.S. has found documented evidence of tiny regal jumping spiders killing and eating much larger frogs and lizards. In their paper published in Journal of Arachnology, Martin Nyffeler, with the University of Basel, G. B. Edwards with Florida State Collection of Arthropods and Kenneth Krysko with the University of Florida, describe their findings.

Tiny jumping spiders found preying on frogs and lizards

A trio of researchers from Switzerland and the U.S. has found documented evidence of tiny regal jumping spiders killing and eating much larger frogs and lizards. In their paper published in ...

Mon 14 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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Fri 11 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

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Wed 9 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

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