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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (12): jeb219642.
Published: 16 June 2020
... aspects of beetle biology: (1) an energetic trade-off between flight distance and host colonisation capacity; and (2) the relationship between flight distance and pheromone production. A 23 h flight treatment was applied to a subset of beetles using computer-linked flight mills. After flight treatment...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (22): jeb185124.
Published: 19 November 2018
... ). Self-organized lane formation and optimized traffic flow in army ants . Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B.   270 , 139 - 146 . 10.1098/rspb.2002.2210 Czaczkes , T. J. and Heinze , J. ( 2015 ). Ants adjust their pheromone deposition to a changing environment and their probability of making...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (21): jeb178210.
Published: 31 October 2018
... gregaria Forsk.). I. The behaviour of swarms. II. A theory of long-range migrations . Philos. Trans. R. Soc. B Biol. Sci.   235 , 163 - 290 . 10.1098/rstb.1951.0003 Kennedy , J. S. and Marsh , D. ( 1974 ). Pheromone-regulated anemotaxis in flying moths . Science   184 , 999 - 1001...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (11): jeb182790.
Published: 12 June 2018
... that individuals can change the behaviour of other worms via pheromones and mechanosensory interactions. In particular, pheromones affect foraging behaviour, so that the chemotactic behaviours of individuals in a group (population) can be modulated by interactions with other individuals in the population...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (18): 3238–3247.
Published: 15 September 2017
... are largely unknown. To better understand how host cues affect P. pacificus embryogenesis, we characterized the threshold of sensitivity to the pheromone ( Z )-7-tetradecen-2-one (ZTDO) by determining the minimum exposure duration and developmental window that results in P. pacificus embryonic lethality. We...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (11): 2057–2065.
Published: 1 June 2017
... potent than that from hatchery-bred females. Taken together, these results strongly suggest that faeces- and urine-released odorants are involved in reproduction in the Senegalese sole, and establish a basis for further investigation into pheromonal communication in marine teleosts. * Author...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (3): 497–506.
Published: 1 February 2017
...Tyler J. Buchinger; Ke Li; Mar Huertas; Cindy F. Baker; Liang Jia; Michael C. Hayes; Weiming Li; Nicholas S. Johnson ABSTRACT Animals rely on a mosaic of complex information to find and evaluate mates. Pheromones, often consisting of multiple components, are considered to be particularly important...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (10): 1467–1475.
Published: 15 May 2016
... pheromone compounds ( Kaissling and Priesner, 1970 ), with early comparative studies showing striking cases of species- and compound-specific antennal tuning using EAG ( Priesner, 1968 , 1975 ). Clearly, long-range signaling in combination with extremely low concentrations of female pheromones forced males...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (23): 4203–4212.
Published: 1 December 2014
... are species specific. Dominant male Mozambique tilapia [ Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters 1852)] release a sex pheromone, 5β-pregnan-3α,17α,20β-triol 3-glucuronate and its 20α-epimer, via their urine. The objective of this study was to assess the sensitivity, specificity and versatility of the olfactory system...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (8): 1278–1285.
Published: 15 April 2014
...Andreas Simon Brandstaetter; Florian Bastin; Jean-Christophe Sandoz During the mating season, honeybee males, the drones, gather in congregation areas 10–40 m above ground. When a receptive female, a queen, enters the congregation, drones are attracted to her by queen-produced pheromones and visual...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (8): 1286–1296.
Published: 15 April 2014
...Michiya Kamio; Manfred Schmidt; Markus W. Germann; Julia Kubanek; Charles D. Derby Female blue crabs ( Callinectes sapidus ) in their pubertal moult stage release unidentified sex pheromone molecules in their urine, causing males to respond with courtship behaviours including a display called...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (20): 3917–3924.
Published: 15 October 2013
...Adrian A. Smith; Jocelyn G. Millar; Lawrence M. Hanks; Andrew V. Suarez SUMMARY Contact pheromones in the form of cuticular hydrocarbons are widespread among insects. Eusocial insects present a special challenge for understanding the evolution of the cuticular hydrocarbon profile because this blend...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (13): 2334–2341.
Published: 1 July 2012
...Fernando Guerrieri; Cesar Gemeno; Christelle Monsempes; Sylvia Anton; Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly; Philippe Lucas; Jean-Marc Devaud SUMMARY Sex pheromones are intraspecific olfactory signals emitted by one sex to attract a potential mating partner. Behavioural responses to sex pheromones are generally...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (10): 1740–1748.
Published: 15 May 2012
...Alejandra Bazáes; Oliver Schmachtenberg SUMMARY Teleost fish lack independent olfactory organs for odorant and pheromone detection. Instead, they have a single sensory epithelium with two populations of receptor neurons, ciliated and microvillous, that are conserved among vertebrates, and a unique...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (7): 1192–1198.
Published: 1 April 2012
... l –1 , mannose EC 50 was 1.548±0.23 mmol l –1 and the SIPC EC 50 was 102±40.1 nmol l –1 . * Author for correspondence ( a.s.clare@ncl.ac.uk ) 6 12 2011 © 2012. 2012 Balanus amphitrite biofouling glycosylation mannose pheromone The settlement-inducing...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (5): 814–821.
Published: 1 March 2012
...Tsung-Han Kuo; Joanne Y. Yew; Tatyana Y. Fedina; Klaus Dreisewerd; Herman A. Dierick; Scott D. Pletcher SUMMARY Attractiveness is a major component of sexual selection that is dependent on sexual characteristics, such as pheromone production, which often reflect an individual’s fitness...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (5): 723–730.
Published: 1 March 2012
... study species, the red-sided garter snake ( Thamnophis sirtalis parietalis ), is a model vertebrate for studying hormonal control of chemical signals because males completely rely on the female sex pheromone to identify potential mates among thousands of individuals. How sex hormones can influence...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (24): 4121–4132.
Published: 15 December 2011
...Mark A. Willis; Jennifer L. Avondet; Elizabeth Zheng SUMMARY The walking paths of male cockroaches, Periplaneta americana , tracking point-source plumes of female pheromone often appear similar in structure to those observed from flying male moths. Flying moths use visual-flow-field feedback...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (4): 637–645.
Published: 15 February 2011
...Nélia Varela; Jesús Avilla; César Gemeno; Sylvia Anton SUMMARY Both sexes of Grapholita molesta , a key pest of stone fruits, are able to detect host-plant volatiles and the sex pheromone emitted by females, and to modify their behaviour accordingly. How olfactory information is processed...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (13): 2322–2331.
Published: 1 July 2010
... and the production of sex pheromones – three complex characters potentially inducing sexual isolation – were found between Drosophila melanogaster populations of various origins acclimated for many generations in research laboratories. However, the natural variation of these three characters between natural...
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