Experientia

, Volume 35, Issue 10, pp 1327–1328 | Cite as

A visual stimulus in the courtship ofDrosophila suzukii

  • Y. Fuyama
Specialia

Summary

The males ofDrosophila suzukii have a specific black spot on their wings and this was surgically removed. In this situation, the males were almost normally accepted by the females when they were stored under a diurnal light-dark cycle, but they were somewhat discriminated against by the females previously exposed to continuous light.

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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Fuyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiologyTokyo Metropolitan UniversityTokyoJapan

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