Behaviour and Ecology of Neotropical Spiders : Contributions of Studies from the Neotropical Region. (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Behaviour and Ecology of Neotropical Spiders : Contributions of Studies from the Neotropical Region.

Author: Carmen Viera; Marcelo O Gonzaga; Springer Nature.
Publisher: New York : Springer Nov. 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carmen Viera; Marcelo O Gonzaga; Springer Nature.
ISBN: 331965716X 9783319657165
OCLC Number: 1066507838
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 437 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Chapter 1. Diversity and Distribution of Araneomorph Spiders in the Neotropics.- Chapter 2. Biodiversity and Biogeography of Neotropical Mygalomorphae.- Chapter 3. Neotropical Arachnological Collections: Basic Tools for the Development in the Spiders Research.- Chapter 4. Habitat Selection and Dispersion in Neotropical Spiders.- Chapter 5. Dispersal Strategies, Genetic Diversity and Distribution: Implications on Conservation in Two South American Sand-dwelling Wolf Spiders.- Chapter 6. Webs: function, structure and variation.- Chapter 7. Interactions Among Spiders and Plants: an Ecological Approach.- Chapter 8. Spiders as Plant-Partners: Complementing Ant Services in Extrafloral Nectaried Plant Communities.- Chapter 9. Foraging strategies of cursorial and ambushing spiders.- Chapter 10. Trophic Specialization.- Chapter 11. Spiders associated to agroecosystems, roles and perspectives.- Chapter 12. Chemical Communication in Neotropical Spiders.- Chapter 13. Sexual selection and mating behaviors.- Chapter 14. Parental care and sociality.- Chapter 15. Plasticity and cognition in spiders.- Chapter 16. Host behavioural manipulation of spider hosts by parasitoid wasps.- Chapter 17. Anti-predator strategies in neotropical spiders.
Other Titles: Behaviour and Ecology of Neotropical Spiders (Online)

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