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Edited By: Jane K. Hill, Francis Gilbert and Rebeca B. Rosengaus
Impact Factor: 1.967
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 12/90 (Entomology)
Online ISSN: 1365-2311
Associated Title(s): Agricultural and Forest Entomology, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Physiological Entomology, Systematic Entomology
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Colour change ability and its effect on prey capture success in female Misumenoides formosipes crab spiders
Alissa G. Anderson and Gary N. Dodson
Long known anecdotally, we know now that crab spiders do indeed change colour. This paper studied the costs and benefits in terms of prey capture, as well as measuring the rate of colour change. Changing from white to yellow appeared to be easier than the reverse, and matching females caught more prey. This is a piece of fascinating biology.
Photo: Alissa Anderson.
Discover the extensive resource of backfiles from the Royal Entomological Society's illustrious history online, dating back to 1836, and including work by eminent scientists such as Wallace, Wigglesworth and Westwood.
The 2016 Wigglesworth Lecture and Award has been awarded to Professor John Hildebrand for his lecture entitled "How Insects Smell, and Why We Should Care". The Award is made in recognition of the great contribution of Sir Vincent Wigglesworth to Insect Biology and the example that he set in the performance of his work.
John’s research combines neurophysiological, behavioral, chemical-ecological, anatomical, molecular and developmental approaches in a multidisciplinary program addressing problems of the information-processing mechanisms, behavioral roles, functional organization, and postembryonic development of the olfactory system in insects. His program’s goal long has been to understand the olfactory bases of beneficial and harmful behaviors of insects that impact human health and welfare.
J O Westwood Award for Insect Taxonomy
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Nominations are now being accepted for the J. O. Westwood Medal and Award for Insect Taxonomy, which is awarded bienially in recognition of the highest standards of descriptive taxonomy. Click here for further information about the award.
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