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Table 1 Average Body Mass and Carapace Width (CW) for males and females of each species (Values are Mean ± SD).

From: Introducing the refined gravity hypothesis of extreme sexual size dimorphism

Species Sex n Mass (mg) CW (mm) Bridging propensity SDI mass SDI CW
Argiope bruenichi female 2 546.500 ± 406.304 4.689 ± 0.544 0 24.718 1.095
  male 2 21.250 ± 0.778 2.238 ± 0.057 1   
Argiope lobata female 21 982.224 ± 406.480 6.112 ± 0.535 0 39.178 1.375
  male 19 24.447 ± 4.166 2.573 ± 0.107 0.842   
Argiope trifasciata female 1 341.500 4.997 0 12.837 1.607
   1 24.680 1.917 1   
Tetragnatha montana female 5 52.140 ± 5.553 2.052 ± 0.100 0 1.427 0.122
  male 5 21.480 ± 4.452 1.830 ± 0.072 1   
Tetragnatha pinicola female 3 33.067 ± 9.139 1.870 ± 0.007 1 0.886 0.131
  male 10 17.530 ± 10.123 1.653 ± 0.143 1   
Tetragnatha nigrita female 1 7.950 1.265 1 -0.094 -0.145
  male 1 8.700 1.449 1   
Neriene emphana female 5 20.280 ± 0.733 1.544 ± 0.054 0.4 4.965 0.173
  male 1 3.400 1.316 1   
Tenuiphantes tenuis female 4 0.748 ± 0.788 0.770 ± 0.051 1 0.459 0.023
  male 11 0.482 ± 0.417 0.753 ± 0.036 1   
Latrodectus tredecimguttatus female 14 522.707 ± 158.910 5.179 ± 0.356 0 27.488 1.872
  male 12 18.348 ± 4.493 1.803 ± 0.181 0.833   
Anelosimus aulicus female 13 4.627 ± 2.500 1.013 ± 0.064 1 0.941 0.015
  male 3 2.383 ± 0.252 0.998 ± 0.019 1   
Synaema globosum female 24 35.098 ± 13.758 2.164 ± 0.250 0.625 5.470 0.267
  male 16 5.425 ± 2.236 1.707 ± 0.124 0.875   
Thomisus onustus female 14 257.025 ± 127.050 3.859 ± 0.415 0.071 59.150 1.513
  male 16 4.003 ± 1.162 1.539 ± 0.105 0.875   
Misumena vatia female 2 151.750 ± 11.809 3.304 ± 0.480 0 59.700 1.263
  male 1 2.500 1.460 1   
  1. Bridging propensity is the proportion of females or males that bridge.