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Tapping behavior is a rhythmic communication in the death-watch beetle,Xestobium rufovillosum (Coleoptera: Anobiidae)
This is the first experimental analysis of the tapping behavior which is performed by both sexes of the wood-boring death-watch beetle (DWB) Xestobium rufovillosum De Geer (Coleoptera: Anobiidae).Expand
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Intraspecific variability in the tapping behavior of the deathwatch beetle,Xestobium rufovillosum (Coleoptera: Anobiidae)
Taps were recorded from 46 male and 30 female deathwatch beetles, Xestobium rufovillosum.Beetles tap by striking the frons of the head on the substrate 4–11 times, at a frequency of about 11 Hz.Expand
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