Spiders: Morphology, Behavior and Geographic Distribution


Marq Santerre (Editor)

Series: Insects and Other Terrestrial Arthropods: Biology, Chemistry and Behavior, Animal Science, Issues and Research
BISAC: SCI008000

This book presents current research in the study of the morphology, behavior and geographic distribution of spiders. Topics discussed include plasticity in spider webs and silk; spider webs as extended phenotypes; the structure and function of the lipoproteins of spiders; a study of the discriminate information on spider webs; and ant mimicry in spiders. (Imprint: Novinka )


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Plasticity in Spider Webs and Silk: An Overview of Current Evidence
Cecilia Boutry, Sean J. Blamires, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, and others)

Spider Webs as Extended Phenotypes
(Sean J. Blamires, Department of Life Science, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan)

Lipoproteins of Spiders: Structure and Function
(C. Fernando Garcia, Aldana Laino, Monica Cunningham, INIBIOLP (CONICET-UNLP)- Fac. de Cs. Naturales y Museo, UNLP, La Plata, Argentina)

Study of the Discriminate Information on Spider Webs
(Jaime R. Ticay-Rivas, Carlos M. Travieso, Marcos del Pozo-Baños, Jesús B. Alonso, William G. Eberhard, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain)

Ant Mimicry in Spiders – Short Communication
(Fadia Sara Ceccarelli, Department of Environmental Science, Biogeography Section, University of Basel, Switzerland)


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