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Evolution: Remodelling hermit shellters

Current Biology : CB

Oct 27, 2012

Geerat J Vermeij

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Land hermit crabs hollow out the shells in which they live. A new study shows that remodelled shells afford better survival, with important implications for sociality and evolution.

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Metabolic Process, Cellular
Crabs
Cancer Genus
Aggregation
Gastroschisis
Anomura
Organism
Coenobita
Snails
Infestation by Phthirus Pubis
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Evolution: Remodelling hermit shellters

Current Biology : CB

Oct 27, 2012

Geerat J Vermeij

PMID: 23098599

DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.010

Abstract

Land hermit crabs hollow out the shells in which they live. A new study shows that remodelled shells afford better survival, with important implications for sociality and evolution.

Mentioned in this Paper

Metabolic Process, Cellular
Crabs
Cancer Genus
Aggregation
Gastroschisis
Anomura
Organism
Coenobita
Snails
Infestation by Phthirus Pubis
1
18

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