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Adult spiders use tougher silk: ontogenetic changes in web architecture and silk biomechanics in the orb-weaver spider
 

Summary: Adult spiders use tougher silk: ontogenetic changes in web
architecture and silk biomechanics in the orb-weaver spider
A. T. Sensenig1
, I. Agnarsson2
& T. A. Blackledge3
1 Department of Biology, Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS, USA
2 Department of Biology, University of Puerto Rico-RŽio Piedras, San Juan, PR, USA
3 Department of Biology and Integrated Bioscience Program, University of Akron, Akron, OH, USA
Keywords
foraging; scaling; development; arthropod.
Correspondence
Andrew T. Sensenig, Department of
Biology, Tabor College, Hillsboro, KS 67063
1799, USA. Tel: (240) 320 7282
Email: andrews@tabor.edu
Editor: Robert Knell
Received 13 November 2010; revised 24
February 2010; accepted 25 February 2011
doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.2011.00809.x
Abstract

  

Source: Agnarsson, Ingi - Department of Biology, Universidad de Puerto Rico

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine