The effects of sex-ratio and density on locomotor activity in the house fly, Musca domestica

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Bahrndorff, Simon; Kjaersgaard, Anders; Pertoldi, Cino; Loeschcke, Volker; Schou, Toke M.; Skovgard, Henrik; Hald, Birthe;
(2012)
  • Publisher: University of Wisconsin Library
  • Journal: volume 12,pagesBahrndorff , S , Kjaersgaard , A , Pertoldi , C , Loeschcke , V , Schou , T M , Skovgard , H & Hald , B 2012 , ' The effects of sex-ratio and density on locomotor activity in the house fly, Musca domestica ' Journal of Insect Science , vol. 12 , pp. 71 .-Bahrndorff , S , Kjaersgaard , A , Pertoldi , C , Loeschcke , V , Schou , T M , Skovgard , H & Hald , B 2012 , ' The effects of sex-ratio and density on locomotor activity in the house fly, Musca domestica ' Journal of Insect Science , vol. 12 , pp. 71 .issn: 1536-2442, eissn: 1536-2442
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1673/031.012.7101, pmc: PMC3481554
  • Subject: flies | circadian rhythm | locomotor behavior | vector | dimorphic behavior | Article | autocorrelation

Although locomotor activity is involved in almost all behavioral traits, there is a lack of knowledge on what factors affect it. This study examined the effects of sex—ratio and density on the circadian rhythm of locomotor activity of adult Musca domestica L. (Diptera: ... View more
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