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Escalated damselfly territorial contests are energetic wars of attrition
Abstract Thirteen pairs of neighbouring Calopteryx maculata (Odonata: Calopterygidae) males were manipulated such that members of each pair became residents in the same territory, thereby removingExpand
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Evidence for widespread sperm displacement ability among Zygoptera (Odonata) and the means for predicting its presence
Males of the coenagrionid damselflies Argia moesta, A. sedula and hchnura ramburii use similar penis morphology to remove and/or reposition sperm of previous males from the storage organs of femalesExpand
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Confusion over residency and the escalation of damselfly territorial disputes
Abstract Territorial contests among male Calopteryx maculata (Odonata) damselflies normally involve one or a few short (4–10s) pursuits of an intruder by the resident. However, in a 3-year sample ofExpand
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Adaptive significance of postcopulatory guarding of mates and nonmates by male Calopteryx maculata (Odonata)
  • J. K. Waage
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
  • 1 December 1979
Summary1.The postcopulatory behavior of the damselfly Calopteryx maculata (De Beauvois) (Odonata: Calopterygidae) was studied in field populations to determine the adaptive significance of guardingExpand
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Female and male interactions during courtship in Calopteryx maculata and C. dimidiata (Odonata: Calopterygidae): Influence of oviposition behaviour
Abstract Calopteryx maculata and C. dimidiata damselfly females respond to male courtship with specific displays which signal differences in their receptivity. These include a rejection (wingExpand
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Choice and utilization of oviposition sites by female Calopteryx maculata (Odonata: Calopterygidae)
  • J. K. Waage
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
  • 1 June 1987
SummaryFemales of the damselfly Calopteryx maculata (de Beauvois) initially choose the larger of a pair of adjacent oviposition sites, about 70% of the time (Table 1), or whichever of two equal sizedExpand
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Competition between Psyllaephagus yaseeni and Tamarixia leucaenae, two parasitoids of the leucaena psyllid (Heteropsylla cubana)
Abstract Laboratory experiments were carried out on populations of the leucaena psyllid (Heteropsylla cubana Psyllidae) and two parasitoids, Psyllaephagus yaseeni (Encyrtidae) and Tamarixia leucaenaeExpand
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