Similarly to other species, spiders exhibit individual behaviors that can be described as personality traits. In this article published in BMC Genomics, the… Read more »
Jessica Purcell is an Assistant Professor of entomology at the University of California, Riverside.She uses an integrative approach spanning evolutionary ecology, biogeography, behavior, and genomics to investigate the stunning evolutionary transitions in social organization that have occurred in many arthropod groups.She began this pursuit by studying the underpinnings of solitary and social lifestyles in Amazonian Anelosimus spiders, and has since broadened her research scope to investigate variation in ants and wasps.
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- Integrating behavioral and genomics research to understand spider personalities - 22nd November 2019