Regeneration in Arachnida


IN view of the remarks made by Mr. T. H. Savory1 on the failure of a harvestman (Opiliones) and of Pholcus Phalangioides (a spider) to regenerate lost limbs, the following observations appear relevant.

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  1. 1

    T. H. Savory, NATURE, 138, 550 (1936).

  2. 2

    P. Bonnet, Bull. Soc. d'Hist. Nat. Toulouse, ii, 59, 237–700 (1930).

  3. 3

    J. Blackwall, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., 15, 234 (1845).

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LOCKET, G. Regeneration in Arachnida. Nature 138, 885–886 (1936).

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