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Predator upon a Flower

Life History and Fitness in a Crab Spider

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$71.50 • £57.95 • €64.50

ISBN 9780674024809

Publication Date: 06/01/2007


392 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

49 line illustrations


  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Some Basic Biology
  • 3. Foraging Strategies
  • 4. Fitness Payoffs
  • 5. Constraints on Success
  • 6. Experience, Learning, and Innate Behavior
  • 7. Some Sensory Aspects of Substrate Choice
  • 8. Morphological Variation
  • 9. Male-female Interactions
  • 10. Misumena as Part of the Community
  • 11. Xysticus emertoni, a Cohabiting Crab Spider
  • 12. Conclusions and Future Directions
  • References
  • Index

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