Doi
10.5431/aramit4601
Autor

Martin D

Jahr
2013
Titel

Aberrante Epigynenbildungen bei der Wolfspinne Pardosa palustris (Araneae, Lycosidae)

Titel ├╝bersetzt

Aberrant epigyne shapes in the wolf spider Pardosa palustris (Araneae, Lycosidae)

Ausgabe

Heft 46

Seiten
1-5
Abstract

Two cases of aberrant epigyne shape in Pardosa palustris (Linnaeus, 1758) are described. Characteristic is the absence of the posterior lateral parts of the septum. Possible causes, such as `genital damage` during mating or the effects of parasite infestation, are discussed.

Keywords

aberration of copulatory organs; genital damage; parasite infestation; teratology