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- Ramirez, Martina G.; Oliveri, Celina M.; Mismar, Dina; Barsoum, Amy; Abdulla, Jasmin
- Invertebrate Reproduction & Development 2015 v.59 no.2 pp. 96-103
- sex allocation, etc ; Araneidae; adults; daughters; eggs; females; males; mortality; mothers; sex ratio; sons; Show all 11 Subjects
- ... Male Mastophora cornigera exit egg sacs as adults, which allowed us to determine spiderling sex ratios and patterns of maternal investment in this species. We collected 15 egg sacs produced by seven mothers, which yielded 1945 emergent spiderlings which were sexed, 1850 of which were weighed. Two emergent broods were significantly male and female biased and were unaffected by pre-emergence mortali ...