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Burrow surveillance in fiddler crabs (II) The sensory cues

Hemmi, Jan; Zeil, Jochen

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Using crab-like dummies, we have shown previously that fiddler crabs [Uca vomeris (McNeill)] defend their burrows against intruders in a burrow-centred frame of reference. The crabs respond whenever an intruder approaches to within a certain distance of the burrow entrance, and this distance is independent of the approach direction. We show here that the crabs combine information from the path integration system on the location of their invisible burrow and visual information on the retinal...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/86651
Source: Journal of Experimental Biology
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.00636

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