Data for: Male responses suggest both evolutionary conservation and rapid change in chemical cues of female widow spiders

Published: 26 April 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/6jbknfy83z.1
Luciana Baruffaldi,
, Humera Siddiqui, Athithya Thambiappah


The spreadsheet file containing the data for this paper is spread in 2 excel sheets: 1st excel sheet includes the information and data for the airborne pheromone experiment. We include the treatment groups, the first, second and final male choice for the control and heterospecific experiment for each treatment group, as well as the time spend in each cage in minutes (decimal numbers represent minutes and seconds given in fractions of minutes) 2nd excel sheet includes the information and data for the contact pheromone experiment. For each treatment we provide the time in minutes that the males were moving on the contact pheromones extracts.



Animal Behavior, Pheromones, Chemical Communication