The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig

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Asymmetry in Panjange

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Project title: 
Evolution of asymmetric genitalia in Panjange spiders from the Philippines
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Spiders

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While asymmetric genitalia are very common in insects, they are extremely rare in spiders. This project studies a species group of Panjange spiders from the southern Philippines that has only recently been discovered and in which all species have asymmetric genitalia.

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Head of Arachnida Section and Curator
SEM supervision
Ombudsman for Good Scientific Practice
+49 228 9122-294
+49 228 9122-212
b.huber [at] zfmk.de