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Swarm site fidelity in the sex role-reversed dance fly Empis borealis
Uppsala University, Teknisk-naturvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Science and Technology, Biology, Department of Evolutionary Biology.
2000 (English)In: JOURNAL OF INSECT BEHAVIOR, ISSN 0892-7553, Vol. 13, no 6, 785-796 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In the dance fly species Empis borealis (L.), females (1-40) gather to swarm tit landmarks (swarm markers, like trees and bushes), and males carrying an insect prey visit these swarms far mating. We noticed earlier that some swarm sites were used for seve

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KLUWER ACADEMIC/PLENUM PUBL , 2000. Vol. 13, no 6, 785-796 p.
Keyword [en]
swarm site; swarm size; site fidelity; swarm marker; encounter site convention; dance fly; Empis borealis; Empididae; MATING SYSTEM; BEHAVIOR; DIPTERA; INSECTS; CHOICE; TERRITORIALITY; EPHEMEROPTERA; HYMENOPTERA; BOMBYLIIDAE; DIMORPHISM
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-38178OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-38178DiVA: diva2:66077
Addresses: Petersson E, Uppsala Univ, Dept Anim Ecol, Evolutionary Biol Ctr, Norbyv 18 D, SE-75236 Uppsala, Sweden. Uppsala Univ, Dept Anim Ecol, Evolutionary Biol Ctr, SE-75236 Uppsala, Sweden.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-14

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