Communication and Perception
These spiders have relatively poor vision, but are quite sensitive to vibration and air currents. Males communicate with potential mates by plucking and vibrating the females' webs. (Dewey, 1993)
Communication Channels: visual; tactile; chemical
Other Communication Modes: vibrations
Perception Channels: visual; tactile; vibrations; chemical
- Dewey, J. 1993. Spiders near and far. New York: Penguin Books.