Morphology and Habits of Onychophorans

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Title
Morphology and Habits of Onychophorans
Alternative Title
Morphologie und Lebensweise von Onychophoren
Author
License
CC Attribution - NonCommercial - NoDerivatives 3.0 Germany:
You are free to use, copy, distribute and transmit the work or content in unchanged form for any legal and non-commercial purpose as long as the work is attributed to the author in the manner specified by the author or licensor.
Identifiers
IWF Signature
C 1554
Publisher
Release Date
1984
Language
English
Producer
IWF (Göttingen)
Production Year
1984

Technical Metadata

IWF Technical Data
Film, 16 mm, LT, 179 m ; F, 16 1/2 min

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Subject Area
Abstract
The film deals with the principal features of the biology of Peripatopsidae (Onychophora). Locomotion, discharge of glue, ingestion of food, moulting and birth are shown in a viviparous South African Onychophoran Peripatopsis moseleyi (Wood-Mason, 1879). For comparison representives of some other genera and species of the Peripatopsidae are demonstrated.
Keywords defensive behaviour prey capture / Onychophora reproduction, sexual / Onychophora gaits / Onychophora birth / Onychophora moulting / Onychophora crawling / Onychophora ingestion / Onychophora discharge of glue glue secretion defensive discharge Euperipatoides leuckarti Mantonipatus persiculus Peripatopsis moseleyi Peripatopsis sedgwicki Onychophora velvet worm
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