Phoretic Association between Simuliidæ and Crabs


THE discovery of phoretic associations between Afronurus and Simulium species and between the early stages of Simulium neavei and freshwater crabs has been reported in Nature1. I was then under the impression that S. neavei was the only species which lived in a state of phoresis with Potamon niloticus (the crab concerned); but subsequent surveys have… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/1691018a0


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