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Effects of D-AmphetAmine Sulfate and Diazepam on Thread Connection Fine Structure in a Spider's Web
Robert R. Jackson
The Journal of Arachnology
Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jan., 1974), pp. 37-41
Published by: American Arachnological Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3704994
Page Count: 5
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Dextro-amphetamine and diazepam were administered orally to the spider Araneus diadematus. Thread connections from the spider's orb web were examined by photomicroscopy. Amphetamine altered fine structure but diazepam did not. Results are discussed in terms of disturbed spinning behavior.
The Journal of Arachnology © 1974 American Arachnological Society