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Swarming behavior, sexual dimorphism, and female reproductive status in the sex role-reversed dance fly species Rhamphomyia marginata
Uppsala University.
1997 (English)In: JOURNAL OF INSECT BEHAVIOR, ISSN 0892-7553, Vol. 10, no 6, 783-804 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
Abstract [en]

Dance flies are predaceous insects which often form male mating swarms. In many species males prior to swarming catch an insect prey, which is presented to the female at mating. In Rhamphomyia marginata, females in contrast to males gather to swarm, while

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PLENUM PUBL CORP , 1997. Vol. 10, no 6, 783-804 p.
Keyword [en]
swarm; sex-role reversal; nuptial gift; dance fly; Rhamphomyia marginata; Empididae; EMPIS-BOREALIS; MATING-BEHAVIOR; MATE CHOICE; DIPTERA; SIZE; EMPIDIDAE; COMPETITION; EVOLUTION; SELECTION; KATYDIDS
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-83551OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-83551DiVA: diva2:111459
Addresses: Svensson BG, Uppsala Univ, Dept Zool, Villavagen 9, S-75236 Uppsala, Sweden. Uppsala Univ, Dept Zool, S-75236 Uppsala, Sweden.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-15

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