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Attractiveness of sand hoods built by courting male fiddler crabs, Uca musica : test of a sensory trap hypothesis

Christy, John H; Baum, Julia K.; Backwell, Patricia

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Courting male fiddler crabs, Uca musica, sometimes build sand hoods at the entrances of their burrows to which they attract females for mating. On average, females visit 17 males in as many minutes before they choose a mate, and they preferentially visit

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33110
Source: Animal Behaviour
DOI: 10.1006/anbe.2003.2196

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