Anatomy and physiology of giant neurons in the antenniform leg of the amblypygid
Phrynus longipes is the largest amblypygid
on many Caribbean islands, including the U.
diadema to be able to determine whether another amblypygid
was kin or non-kin.
genus Phrynus in the Americas (Amblypygi, Phrynidae).
We have found remarkable replication in structure and function of giant neurons in the antenniform leg of the amblypygid
Phrynus marginemaculatus C.
Koch 1840 (Phrynidae Blanchard) and Damon diadema (Simon 1876) (Family Phrynichidae), that differs from the solitary behavior previously described for amblypygid
Keywords: Agonistic interactions, amblypygid
, intrasexual selection, intrasexual competition, learning and memory
Revision of the amblypygid
spiders of Cuba and their relationship with the Caribbean and continental American amblypigid fauna.
Relating the unique sensory system of amblypygids
to the ecology and behavior of Phrynus parvulus from Costa Rica (Arachnida, Amblypygi).
It is not impossible that this uropygid gland opening is homologous to the "pit organ" or the "plate organ," two sculptured pore-like structures commonly found in sensory first tarsi of amblypygids
, also with unknown function (Weygoldt 2000).
Social behavior in amblypygids
, and reassessment of arachnid social patterns.
, uropygids, and schizomids apparently lack EPS.