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1 November 2014 Pre-ballooning in Ummidia Thorell 1875 (Araneae: Ctenizidae) from the Interior Highlands, USA: second account from the region and review of mygalomorph ballooning
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The present study represents the second record of pre-ballooning behavior in Arkansas Ummidia Thorell 1875 (Ctenizidae). Mygalomorph ballooning is discussed and our observations are compared with previous authors' observations. Photographs and video of the behavior are included. Images and discussion are provided detailing genus-level identification of the spiderlings.

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J. Ray Fisher, Danielle M. Fisher, Michael J. Skvarla, and Ashley P. G. Dowling "Pre-ballooning in Ummidia Thorell 1875 (Araneae: Ctenizidae) from the Interior Highlands, USA: second account from the region and review of mygalomorph ballooning," The Journal of Arachnology 42(3), 318-321, (1 November 2014). https://doi.org/10.1636/B14-43.1
Received: 15 July 2014; Published: 1 November 2014
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