You are not currently logged in.

Access JSTOR through your library or other institution:


Log in through your institution.

Journal Article

Copulation and Sperm Induction by Normal and Palpless Male Linyphiid Spiders

Jerome S. Rovner
New Series, Vol. 157, No. 3790 (Aug. 18, 1967), p. 835
Stable URL:
Page Count: 1

You can always find the topics here!

Topics: Spermatozoa, Palps, Spiders, Female animals, Mating behavior, Courtship, Mental stimulation
Were these topics helpful?
See something inaccurate? Let us know!

Select the topics that are inaccurate.

  • More info
  • Add to My Lists
  • Cite this Item
Preview not available
Preview not available


The performance by palpless male linyphiid spiders of behaviors associated with copulation and sperm induction indicates that occurrence of these sexual activities does not depend on peripheral input from the palps.

Page Thumbnails

  • Thumbnail: Page