Asymmetry in Male Fiddler Crabs is Related to the Basic Pattern of Claw-waving Display.

Abstract

Morphological asymmetry was correlated with the pattern of claw-waving display in males from five species of fiddler crabs: three vertical wavers (Uca urvillei, U. dussumieri, U. vocans), a lateral waver (U. annulipes), and an intermediate waver (U. tetragonon). On the first, second and third ambulatory legs of male lateral waver crabs, the distance between… (More)
DOI: 10.2307/1542227

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