The Natural History and Behavior of the Fiddler Crab Cold Spring Harbor Monographs VIII
Schwartz, Benjamin and Shelley R. Safir

Brooklyn, New York: The Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1915. F 23 + (1) page of useful scientific literature references at back. Content on methodology used, collection methods, species key, description, color & changes, habitat, distribution, locomotion, breeding & habits, vigor & resistance, pugnacity, reactions to light, thigmotaxis, hydrotaxis, intelligence, sexual selection & family life and more. Studied at the Biological Laboratory at Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island in the summer session of 1914. "...Because of their interesting and curious habits, the fiddler crabs have aroused the curiosity and attention of a number of naturalists...(this is) a general discussion of some of the theoretical problems involved..." (from the authors' Introduction). Printed at the Eagle Press Brooklyn. Approx. 7" x 9 1/2" size, printed gray stiff cardstock boards, with blue cloth spine. Some edge-wear, soiling to the covers, top front corner chipped away a little. Contents clean and in very good condition. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24944)


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