4.1. A tree trunk and under-branch covered in silk galleries of the webspinner Antipaluria urichi (Embiidina: Clothodidae), from Trinidad.
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A diversity of flies (Diptera), including calliphorids, are attracted to the odor of this Australian phalloid fungus, Anthurus archeri, which produces a foul-smelling slime containing spores that are consumed by the flies and distributed after passing through the insects’ guts.
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A female webspinner of Antipaluria urichi defending the entrance of her gallery from an approaching male, from Trinidad.