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CHEMICAL AND VIBRATORY COMMUNICATION IN TH E AQUATIC PISAURID SPIDER DOLOMEDES TRITO N

@inproceedings{Roland1983CHEMICALAV,
  title={CHEMICAL AND VIBRATORY COMMUNICATION IN TH E AQUATIC PISAURID SPIDER DOLOMEDES TRITO N},
  author={C. Roland},
  year={1983}
}
Male Dolomedes triton perform announcement displays consisting of leg-waving and jerks i n response to water that has contacted the integument of female conspecifics . Jerks cause bursts o f concentric surface waves that probably provide a signal for the female . Males also follow the female' s dragline, using a lycosid-like manner on land but switching to rowing and pulling when the line is o n water. When close enough to touch the female, the male performs a courtship display consisting o f… Expand

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