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- Vedenina, Varvara Y.; Ivanova, Tatyana I.; Lazebny, Oleg Е.
- Journal of insect behavior 2013 v.26 no.3 pp. 402-415
- Drosophila virilis; courtship; females; males; vibration
- ... Courtship behavior of males was studied in four closely related Drosophila species: D. virilis, D. lummei, D. a. americana and D. littoralis. Using a video-computing approach, we compared behavior in males courting conspecific and heterospecific females. In males of all species studied, touching and licking were found to be the most prolonged courtship elements. Touching and licking were typically ...