Arachnologische Mitteilungen

DOI Code: 10.5431/aramit4601
Author(s): Martin D
Year: 2013
Title: Aberrante Epigynenbildungen bei der Wolfspinne Pardosa palustris (Araneae, Lycosidae)
Title translated: Aberrant epigyne shapes in the wolf spider Pardosa palustris (Araneae, Lycosidae)
Issue: Heft 46
Pages: 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.
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Keywords: aberration of copulatory organs; genital damage; parasite infestation; teratology

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