Doi
10.5431/aramit5014
Autor

Martin D

Jahr
2015
Titel

Allometrie sowie Bau und Funktion der Kopulationsorgane bei der Wolfspinne Arctosa leopardus (Araneae, Lycosidae)

Titel ├╝bersetzt

Allometry as well as structure and function of the copulation organs of the wolf spider Arctosa leopardus(Araneae, Lycosidae)

Ausgabe

Heft 50

Seiten
107-115
Abstract

The prosoma length of adult males and females of the lycosid spider Arctosa leopardus (Sundevall, 1833) varies by about 200%. By contrast, the decisive structures of the copulatory organs show allometrically constant sizes. Male and female copulatory organs are described in detail. Their mechanical co-operation in copula is discussed.

Keywords

body size variation, copulation mechanics, sexual dimorphism