Main lifestyles for spiders
There are 3 main types of lifestyle:
- those that live in webs:
- are aerial dwellers and often visible;
- use sticky silk to capture prey;
- their most common web type is cartwheel-shaped, although sheetwebs also common.
- those living in tunnels:
- are concealed on the ground or in trees;
- wait for food to drop by;
- use trigger threads.
- those that are hunters:
- are usually nocturnal, hiding by day;
- sometimes hunt and stalk prey at night;
- some daytime species sit and wait then pounce, for example, crab spiders.