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Matt Persons, an arachnologist at Susquehanna University who has studied mating strategies in wolf spiders, found the results fascinating.
An attempt to eradicate a wolf spider led to an apartment fire and residents looking for new homes.
Humans aren’t the only ones who sometimes find themselves in need of Plan B: Some female wolf spiders have developed a natural strategy for killing off unwanted sperm after a male has deposited it in their body.
The third group, the Araneomorphae, includes 5500 jumping spiders, 4500 dwarf spiders, 2400 wolf spiders, and thousands of web spinners.
Fortunately for the researchers (though not the research spiders), playing dead is a typical wolf spider come-on.
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