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- Lingbing Wu; Huaping Zhang; Ting He; Zeliang Liu; Yu Peng
- Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 2013 v.67 no.2 pp. 205-212
- Pardosa; cannibalism; copulation; dimorphism; eggs; fecundity; hunger; males; progeny; virgin females; China
- ... Sexual cannibalism is hypothesized to have evolved as a way to obtain a high-quality meal, as an extreme mate choice or as a consequence of female aggressive spillover. Here, we examined underlying factors likely to influence sexual cannibalism in the wolf spider Pardosa pseudoannulata (Bösenberg & Strand, 1906) from China, including mating status, female egg-laid status, female hunger level, fema ...