Paarungsverhalten und Spermatophorenmorphologie bei Geißelskorpionen:Thelyphonellus amazonicus Butler undTypopeltis crucifer Pocock (Arachnida, Uropygi)

  title={Paarungsverhalten und Spermatophorenmorphologie bei Gei\sselskorpionen:Thelyphonellus amazonicus Butler undTypopeltis crucifer Pocock (Arachnida, Uropygi)},
  author={Peter Weygoldt},
Mating behaviour and sperm transfer inTh. amazonicus andT. crucifer are similar to that ofMastigoproctus. During the short courtship the male graps one (Thelyphonellus) or both (Typopeltis) antenniform legs of the female and holds their tips between his chelicerae. Then he turns until both animals face the same direction, and the female embraces the male's opisthosoma from below and behind. After the “mating parade”, the male deposits a spermatophore and pulls the female over it. The female… CONTINUE READING


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