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Homalonychus theologus, penultimate male (F Homalonychidae) | by M Hedin
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Homalonychus theologus, penultimate male (F Homalonychidae)

Interesting "paired leg" stance, with adjacent legs held together and outstretched rigidly.

 

Published on by Rick Vetter & James Cokendolpher, who suggested that this behavior may constitute cactus spine mimicry.

 

www.americanarachnology.org/JoA_free/JoA_v28.../arac-28-0...

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Taken on January 23, 2010