Phenology, ethology and fecundity of Heliophanus pistaciae Wesolowska (Araneae : Salticidae), an agrobiont jumping spider in South African pistachio orchards

  • Haddad C
  • Louw S
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As part of a greater arthropod survey of pistachio orchards in South Africa, the phenology, ethology and fecundity of an agrobiont jumping spider was studied from January 2001 to December 2002 in two orchards at Green Valley Nuts Estate and a third orchard at Remhoogte in the Prieska district, Northern Cape Province, South Africa.

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  • abundance
  • araneae
  • are among
  • cumming
  • diverse spider groups in
  • heliophanus pistaciae
  • jumping spiders
  • orchard
  • owska
  • pistachio
  • predation
  • reproduction
  • salticidae
  • the most abundant and
  • various african biomes
  • weso

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  • C R Haddad

  • S M Louw

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