Spider Physiology and Behaviour


Edited by

  • Jerome Casas, Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l'Insecte, France

This latest volume in this series contains articles on Arachnid Physiology and Behaviour.The papers in this special issue give rise to key themes for the future.
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Insect and other physiologists and neuroscientists; zoologists.


Book information

  • Published: October 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-387668-3

Table of Contents

    • Introduction
      Jerome Casas
    • Venom composition and strategies in spiders: is everything possible?
      Lucia Kuhn-Nentwig, Reto Stocklin and Wolfgang Nentwig
    • Spider Nutrition: An Integrative Perspective
      Shawn M. Wilder
    • Endosymbiont Infections in Spiders
      Sara L. Goodacre
    • Grade changes in brain-body allometry: morphological and behavioral correlates of brain size in miniature spiders, insects and other invertebrates
      William G. Eberhard and William T. Wcislo