Life history trade-offs imposed by dragline use in two money spiders

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Bonte, Dries; Verduyn, Lieselot; Braeckman, Bart;
(2016)
  • Journal: issn: 0022-0949
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1242/jeb.132191
  • Subject: Biology and Life Sciences | Erigone | Costs | Stress | Dietary restriction | Dispersal | Carry-over | LONG-DISTANCE DISPERSAL | MODELING DISPERSAL | SILK | BEHAVIOR | REPRODUCTION | RESTRICTION | POPULATIONS | EMIGRATION | STARVATION | LONGEVITY | Silk

Trade-offs among life history traits are central to understanding the limits of adaptations to stress. In animals, virtually all decisions taken during life are expected to have downstream consequences. To what degree rare, but energy-demanding, decisions carry over to ... View more
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