The effects of hunger on locomotory behaviour in two species of wolf spider (Araneae, Lycosidae)

@article{Walker1999TheEO,
  title={The effects of hunger on locomotory behaviour in two species of wolf spider (Araneae, Lycosidae)},
  author={Sean E. Walker and Samuel D. Marshall and Ann L. Rypstra and D. Taylor},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1999},
  volume={58},
  pages={515-520}
}
We compared the influence of recent feeding history on locomotory behaviour in two species of wolf spiders, Hogna helluo (Walckenaer) and Pardosa milvina Hentz, in the laboratory. Both species are cursorial hunters. We maintained the spiders in the laboratory on satiation and stringent feeding regimes and measured their locomotory activity levels for 1 h using a digital activity recording device. We subjected H. helluo to either ad libitum feeding for 14 days or no food for 14 days. We… CONTINUE READING

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