Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

Behavioural and cognitive influences of kairomones on an araneophagic jumping spider

No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this article

+ Tax (if applicable)
Add to Favorites

image of Behaviour

In laboratory experiments, Portia fimbriata, an araneophagic salticid from Queensland, was influenced by olfactory and contact-chemical cues from Jacksonoides queenslandicus, an abundant salticid on which P.fimbriata preys. Four distinct effects were revealed: P.fimbriata (1) moved into and remained in the vicinity of J. queenslandicus, (2) performed undirected leaping, behaviour known to function as speculative hunting by inducing a turning response from not-yet-seen J. queenslandicus, (3) adopted a posture (retracted palps) known to be routine when stalking salticids and (4) showed enhanced attention to optical cues from J. queenslandicus. Laboratory experiments provided no statistical evidence that chemical cues from other prey species affected P.fimbriata, that J. queenslandicus was affected by chemical cues from P. fimbriata or that allopatric Portia were sensitive to chemical cues from J. queenslandicus.

10.1163/156853902320262808
/content/journals/10.1163/156853902320262808
dcterms_title,pub_keyword,dcterms_description,pub_author
6
3
Loading
Loading

Full text loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/156853902320262808
Loading

Data & Media loading...

http://brill.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journals/10.1163/156853902320262808
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journals/10.1163/156853902320262808
2002-06-01
2016-08-28

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation