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- Aihara, Ikkyu, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Ethology 2016 v.122 no.2 pp. 105-113
- Corethrella; acoustics; animal behavior; blood meal; females; frogs; habitats; image analysis; males; midges; parasites; predators; tropics
- ... In many animals, males aggregate to produce mating signals that attract conspecific females. These leks, however, also attract eavesdropping predators and parasites lured by the mating signal. This study investigates the acoustic preferences of eavesdroppers attracted to natural choruses in a Neotropical frog, the túngara frog (Engystomops pustulosus). In particular, we examined the responses of f ...