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Eastern Harvestman mating dance

Leiobunum vittatum

Description:

Mating dance ritual. Mating interactions start with a struggle between males and females during which the male attempts to secure the females in a mating embrace. Short video: https://youtu.be/fhCgU34EVAg

Habitat:

Spotted on a tree at the Garvan Woodland Gardens. Mixed forest.


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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 a week ago

Thank you very much Sukanya.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta a week ago

Wow, Brian. Stunning.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA

Lat: 34.44, Long: -93.05

Spotted on Oct 6, 2019
Submitted on Nov 28, 2019

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