Fine-scale substrate use by a small sit-and-wait predator

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Douglass H. Morse;
  • Journal: Behavioral Ecology,volume 17,issue 3 May,pages405-409
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/beheco/arj053
  • Subject: crab spider; foraging; Misumena vatia; predator avoidance; substrate use

Substrate choice is one of the most important decisions that sit-and-wait predators must make. Not only may it dictate the prey available but also the cover for the predator which may conceal it from prey or its own predators. However, while on a particular substrate th... View more
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