Uca annulipes (Ocypodidae) - Fressen, Kämpfen, Winken, Höhlenbau (Freilandaufnahmen)

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Uca annulipes (Ocypodidae) - Fressen, Kämpfen, Winken, Höhlenbau (Freilandaufnahmen)
Alternative Title
Uca annulipes (Ocypodidae) - Feeding, Fighting, Waving, and Burrowing (Open Air Shots)
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E 2469
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Silent film
Magnus, Dietrich B. E.

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IWF Technical Data
Film, 16 mm, 100 m ; F, 9 1/2 min

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Subject Area
Winkerkrabbe. Nahrungserwerb, Kampf der Männchen durch schiebende Bewegungen mit den Winkscheren, Anlockung von Weibchen durch Winkbewegungen, Materialtransport beim Höhlenbau.
The film shows the fiddler crab Uca annulipes albimana (Kossmann) in natural surroundings on mud banks in the estuary of the Mtwapa-Creek near Mombasa (Kenya) during various activities: feeding by males and females, fighting and waving movements by the males, digging a deep hole for moulting by a male.
Keywords Krabbe / Winkerkrabbe Winkerkrabbe Uca annulipes Winken Balz / Crustacea Nahrungserwerb / Crustacea Kampfverhalten / Crustacea fighting behaviour / Crustacea acquisition of food / Crustacea courtship / Crustacea waving Uca annulipes fiddler crab porcelain fiddler crab crab Encyclopaedia Cinematographica
IWF Classification Biologie Decapoda - Zehnfüßer Crustacea - Krebse Arthropoda - Gliederfüsser Ethologie, Morphologie Zoologie zoology ethology, morphology arthropoda - arthropods crustacea - crustaceans decapoda - decapods biology

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