Skip navigation
Skip navigation
The system will be down for maintenance between 8:00 and 8:15am on Wednesday 12, December 2018

Interspecific attractiveness of structures built by courting male fiddler crabs: experimental evidence of a sensory trap

Christy, John H; Backwell, Patricia; Schober, Ursula

Description

Male fiddler crabs Uca musica sometimes build sand hoods and male Uca beebei sometimes build mud pillars next to their burrows to which they attract females for mating. Mate-searching females preferentially approach these structures and subsequently mate

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/91981
Source: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

Download

There are no files associated with this item.


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  27 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator