Reports

Copulation and Sperm Induction by Normal and Palpless Male Linyphiid Spiders

Science  18 Aug 1967:
Vol. 157, Issue 3790, pp. 835
DOI: 10.1126/science.157.3790.835

Abstract

The performance by palpless male linyphiid spiders of behaviors associated with copulation and sperm induction indicates that occurrence of these sexual activities does not depend on peripheral input from the palps.

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