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Substrate-borne vibratory communication during courtship in Drosophila melanogaster.

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Courtship in Drosophila melanogaster has become an iconic example of an innate and interactive series of behaviors. The female signals her acceptance of copulation by becoming immobile in response to a male's display of stereotyped actions. The male and female communicate via vision, air-borne sounds, and pheromones, but what triggers the female's immobility is undetermined. Here, we describe an overlooked and important component of Drosophila courtship. Video recordings and laser vibrometry ...

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10.1016/j.cub.2012.09.042

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
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Journal:
Current biology : CB
Volume:
22
Issue:
22
Pages:
2180-2185
Publication date:
2012-11-05
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EISSN:
1879-0445
ISSN:
0960-9822
URN:
uuid:c6f87e8e-5c92-47c5-8287-0d5abd45a8a3
Source identifiers:
366843
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pubs:366843

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