Absence of social facilitation of courtship in the wolf spider, Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz) (Araneae: Lycosidae)

@article{Roberts2006AbsenceOS,
  title={Absence of social facilitation of courtship in the wolf spider, Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz) (Araneae: Lycosidae)},
  author={J. A. Roberts and E. Galbraith and Jenai M. Milliser and P. Taylor and G. Uetz},
  journal={acta ethologica},
  year={2006},
  volume={9},
  pages={71-77}
}
  • J. A. Roberts, E. Galbraith, +2 authors G. Uetz
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • acta ethologica
  • Males of many animal species are reproductively limited by the difficulty and time costs of finding mates. Males of such species should be selected to take advantage of any cues that might reveal the location of prospective mates. Cues to female location are not restricted to those produced by females, but might also include the highly apparent courtship displays of males that have already found a female. By “eavesdropping” on these courting rivals, initiating sexual displays when courting… CONTINUE READING
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