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Cover for Courtship - doing the business.

This chapter provides information on the various aspects of the courtship and mating behaviours of different lepidopteran species, the various factors needed for the mating to become successful and the various air-based and ground-based visual, tactile and olfactory cues required for copulation to...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Courtship and mating in butterflies

This is a book about butterfly behaviour. Specifically, the behaviours associated with courtship rituals (described in Chapters 5 and 6) and mating and reproduction (described in Chapters 7 and 8). To understand the ways in which butterflies act as adults in search of mates, it is necessary to...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides a brief description of the origins, evolution and taxonomy of various butterfly species. Information on the courtship and mating behaviours of some selected Lepidopterans are also presented.

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sexual selection and mate choice.

This chapter discusses sexual selection, sexual conflicts and identification of a potential mate, including the visual signals produced as a way of advertising their qualities to potential mates, the female and male Choice, as well as the role reversals (wherein the males are the choosiest in terms ...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Courtship behaviour.

Courtship has evolved as a way of facilitating mate choices. It provides a means by which one sex, usually the male, carries out a repertoire of behaviours with the purpose of communicating information on identity and quality. The function of courtship is clearly both to attract and persuade, via a ...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The mating game.

Mating may be the most important activity in an animal's life, as it provides an opportunity to propagate genes into the next generation. For females, some of whom will only mate once, it is imperative to choose the best male in terms of his fitness - genetic potential - and quality in providing...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mate location and courtship - finding suitable mates.

Mating behaviour has two distinct aspects: (i) behaviour that ensures contact of males with receptive females, referred to as mate location behaviour; and (ii) behaviour encouraging females to mate with males (and vice versa), i.e. courtship behaviour. This chapter deals with mate location and...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mating behavior of the Asian citrus psyllid.

This chapter describes details of what is currently known about Diaphorina citri mating behavior and how such knowledge has been applied in development of methods that apply vibrational communication to disrupt mating or trap males for purposes of detecting and managing populations and enabling...

Author(s)
Mankin, R. W.; Rohde, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visually and chemically guided behavior of the Asian citrus psyllid.

This chapter focuses on the role of various sensory cues (visual and chemical) that act in concert, in a complex fashion, to elicit specific behaviours of the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), such as host plant finding and selection, flight initiation, landing and probing and mate...

Author(s)
Allan, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of horses.

This chapter discusses the time budgets; foraging and feeding behaviour; social behaviour; mating or sexual behaviour; bheaviour at birth; care of offsping, including nursing; offspring development and management; and perception in horses.

Author(s)
Mills, D.; Redgate, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter

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