Incidence and permanence of mating plugs in females of the spider Philoponella tingens | (Uloboridae)

In several animals, males produce substances that block the copulatory openings and ducts of females. We investigated variation in presence of "mating plugs” (MPs) in the spider Philoponella tingens. We studied the frequency of MPs in the wild and MP deposition and permanence in isolated female...

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Published in:Journal of ethology, Vol. 33, No. 1 (2015), p. 59-63
Main Author: Gutiérrez, Fabiola
Other Involved Persons: Cordero, Carlos
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1439-5444
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1007/s10164-014-0417-1
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