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Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 62–63 | Cite as

A note on differences in the mating behavior ofDrosophila heteroneura andD. silvestris

  • G. F. Watson
Specialia

Summary

Differences betweenDrosophila heteroneura andD. silvestris in the time taken to copulate and the preferred location for copulation are reported. The potential significance of these differences is discussed.

Keywords

Potential Significance Mating Behavior Prefer Location 

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. F. Watson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyUniversity of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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