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Our native and non-native cellar spiders

Cellar spiders of the genus Pholcus are remarkable for their net structure and prey-capturing techniques, e.g. by wrapping an insect in a large quantity of spider silk: the spider quickly envelops its prey with silk. Bionomic details are described by the example of the synanthropic Daddy Long-legs Spider (Pholcus phalangioides).