Display and mating behaviour of Euophrys parvula, a New Zealand jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae)

@article{Jackson1995DisplayAM,
  title={Display and mating behaviour of Euophrys parvula, a New Zealand jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae)},
  author={R. Jackson and M. B. Willey},
  journal={New Zealand Journal of Zoology},
  year={1995},
  volume={22},
  pages={1-16}
}
Abstract This is the first comprehensive study of the intraspecific interactions of Euophrys parvula, a common jumping spider in New Zealand. During male‐female interactions (courtship) multichannel communication is segregated into phases: a male first uses visual displays while still distant from the female, then when he gets close to and mounts the female, uses specialised tapping, scraping, and stroking behaviour, which are probably tactile or chemo‐tactic signals. Males practise courtship… Expand
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