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These kinds of boom and bust cycles are pretty common in nature, says Louis Sorkin, an arachnologist with the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Until recently, arachnologists trying to unravel how spiders' vast range of adaptations arose built family trees based on morphology and behavior.
As for why opillonids (also called harvestmen) gather in such a tight mass, Brazilian arachnologist Ricardo Pinto-da-Rocha can explain.
Growing larger causes spiders to molt, a process called ecdysis, Jo-Anne Sewlal, an arachnologist at the University of the West Indies, says via email.
Max Kuntner, an arachnologist at the Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts, and colleagues discovered the creature on a nighttime walk through a rain forest in southern China.
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