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Scorpion Body Size, Litter Characteristics, and Duration of the Life Cycle
: Received: 25 October 2018 / Approved: 29 October 2018 / Online: 29 October 2018 (10:09:45 CET)
There are no studies that quantitatively compare life histories among scorpion species. Statistical procedures applied to 94 scorpion species indicate that those with larger bodies do not necessarily have larger litters or longer life cycles, opposite to some theoretical predictions.
scorpion ecology; multivariate statistics; body size; offspring characteristics, K and r strategists
Biology and Life Sciences, Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
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