Sexual Communication in the Drosophila Genus

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Gwénaëlle Bontonou ; Claude Wicker-Thomas (2014)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Insects, volume 5, issue 2, pages 439-458 (issn: 2075-4450, eissn: 2075-4450)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4592592, doi: 10.3390/insects5020439
  • Subject: Q | Drosophila | courtship | Review | Science | pheromones | cis-vaccenyl acetate
    mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanisms | reproductive and urinary physiology | fungi | animal structures

In insects, sexual behavior depends on chemical and non-chemical cues that might play an important role in sexual isolation. In this review, we present current knowledge about sexual behavior in the Drosophila genus. We describe courtship and signals involved in sexual ... View more
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