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1 December 2000 HOMALONYCHUS THEOLOGUS(ARANEAE, HOMALONYCHIDAE): DESCRIPTION OF EGGSACS AND A POSSIBLE DEFENSIVE POSTURE
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Presented here is a description of the cryptic, sand-covered eggsacs of Homalonychus theologus. Additionally, when this species is gently harassed, it adopts a rigid, paired-leg position which may be a defensive posture functioning in immobility and possibly mimicking cactus spines.

Richard S. Vetter and James C. Cokendolpher "HOMALONYCHUS THEOLOGUS(ARANEAE, HOMALONYCHIDAE): DESCRIPTION OF EGGSACS AND A POSSIBLE DEFENSIVE POSTURE," The Journal of Arachnology 28(3), 361-363, (1 December 2000). https://doi.org/10.1636/0161-8202(2000)028[0361:HTAHDO]2.0.CO;2
Received: 1 July 1999; Published: 1 December 2000
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