Observation of Apparent “Parental Care” of Eggs by a Juvenile Azilia vachoni (Araneae: Tetragnathidae)

Authors

  • Jo-Anne Nina Sewlal

Abstract

Spiders exhibit varying degrees of parental care ofimmatures. Here the author reports observations on retreatsof the northern South American tetragnathid Azilia vachoni (Caporiacco) containing eggs and an individual in its second or third instar.

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Published

2012-12-31

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Nature Notes