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Behavioural sex differences in the raft spider

We delved into the fascinating world of Dolomedes fimbriatus, a spider species with significant size differences between females and males. The study uncovered intriguing sex differences in behavior: females stood out with higher boldness, voracity, and attack probabilities compared to males. Age and body mass were found to positively influence these traits, indicating a feedback loop between assets and behavior.

The study emphasizes the significance of understanding sex-specific life strategies in behavioral trait research.


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