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Gonzaga, Marcelo O.

Behaviour and Ecology of Spiders

Gonzaga, Marcelo O. - Behaviour and Ecology of Spiders, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Curves, Maps and Hotspots: The Diversity and Distribution of Araneomorph Spiders in the Neotropics
Adalberto J. Santos, Antonio D. Brescovit, Márcia Oliveira-Tomasi, Philip Russo, Ubirajara Oliveira

2. Behavior and Biology of Mygalomorphae
Fernando Pérez-Miles, Carlos Perafán

3. Neotropical Arachnological Collections: Basic Tools for the Development of Spider Research
Antonio D. Brescovit, Oscar Francke, Álvaro Laborda, Griselda Montiel Parra, Cristina Scioscia, Miguel Simó, Carlos Víquez Núñez

4. Habitat Selection and Dispersal
Dinesh Rao

5. Dispersal Strategies, Genetic Diversity, and Distribution of Two Wolf Spiders (Araneae, Lycosidae): Potential Bio-Indicators of Ecosystem Health of Coastal Dune Habitats of South America
Leticia Bidegaray-Batista, Miquel Arnedo, Ana Carlozzi, Carolina Jorge, Patricio Pliscoff, Rodrigo Postiglioni, Miguel Simó, Anita Aisenberg

6. Webs: Diversity, Structure and Function
Sean J. Blamires, Shichang Zhang, I-Min Tso

7. Spider–Plant Interactions: An Ecological Approach
João Vasconcellos-Neto, Yuri Fanchini Messas, Hebert Souza, German Antonio Villanueva-Bonila, Gustavo Quevedo Romero

8. Spiders as Plant Partners: Complementing Ant Services to Plants with Extrafloral Nectaries
Kleber Del-Claro, Vanessa Stefani, Larissa Nahas, Helena Maura Torezan-Silingardi

9. Foraging Strategies of Cursorial and AmbushSpiders
Rodrigo H. Willemart, Mariángeles Lacava

10. Trophic Niches and Trophic Adaptations of Prey-Specialized Spiders from theNeotropics: A Guide
Stano Pekár, Luis Fernando García, Carmen Viera

11. Spiders Associated with Agroecosystems: Roles and Perspectives
Marco Antonio Benamú, Mariángeles Lacava, Luis Fernando García, Martín Santana, Carmen Viera

12. Sexual Selection in Neotropical Spiders: Examples from Selected Groups
Luiz Ernesto Costa-Schmidt, María José Albo, Fedra Bollatti, Franco Cargnelutti, Lucía Calbacho-Rosa, Sofía Copperi, Nelson Ferretti, Matías Izquierdo, Alfredo V. Peretti

13. Parental Care and Sociality
Carmen Viera, Ingi Agnarsson

14. Plasticity and Cognition in Spiders
Hilton F. Japyassú

15. Anti-Predator Strategies
Felipe M. Gawryszewski

16. Host Behavioural Manipulation of Spiders byIchneumonid Wasps
Marcelo O. Gonzaga, Thiago G. Kloss, Jober F. Sobczak

Keywords: Life Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Animal Ecology, Animal Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography, Evolutionary Biology, Entomology

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319657172
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-65716-5

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