Influences of aggregative behaviour on space occupation in the spider Zygiella x-notata (Clerck)

@article{Leborgne2004InfluencesOA,
  title={Influences of aggregative behaviour on space occupation in the spider Zygiella x-notata (Clerck)},
  author={Raymond Leborgne and Alain Pasquet},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={20},
  pages={203-208}
}
SummaryThe distribution of the spider Zygiella x-notata was examined using field populations of adult females occupying the outside frames of windows. The structure of the populations was aggregative, and the distribution of individuals on the window frames and the size of the webs were density dependent. Also, the sizes of the webs of neighbouring spiders on the same window alternated. This spatial organization involves interactions between neighbours. If one spider out of two is removed, and… Expand

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