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- Hernández, Mónica Vega; Fabre, Caroline Cecile Gabrielle
- Journal of insect behavior 2017 v.30 no.5 pp. 582-594
- Drosophila; abdomen; copulation; courtship; droplets; females; insect behavior; males
- ... D. persimilis courtship shows some flexibility and courting males sometimes perform an elaborate postural display in addition to the standard courtship behaviours shared by most Drosophila species. This postural display includes the acrobatic contortion and tremulation of their abdomen, accompanied by the generation of substrate-borne vibrations, and they proffer a nutritional droplet to the femal ...
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