oa African Zoology - Behavioural adaptations of the isopod Tylos granulatus Krauss

Volume 7, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



The importance of a postulated lunar-day rhythm and a semi-lunar month rhythm in controlling the behaviour of the isopod Tylos granulatus, is discussed. It is proposed that this rhythmicity contributes largely to the success of the species. Factors which could possibly influence this rhythmicity are mentioned.

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