Courtship feeding in Drosophila subobscura. II. Courtship feeding by males influences female mate choice

@article{Steele1986CourtshipFI,
  title={Courtship feeding in Drosophila subobscura. II. Courtship feeding by males influences female mate choice},
  author={R. Steele},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1986},
  volume={34},
  pages={1099-1108}
}
  • R. Steele
  • Published 1986
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
Male Drosophila subobscura provide females with a drop of regurgitated food during courtship. Males that were physically prevented from producing this drop (1) had reduced courtship success with starved, but not with fed, females; (2) positioned themselves in front of the female less frequently than males providing drops; and (3) had a smaller proportion of frontal displays which led to copulation. Males that produced small or watery drops also had reduced courtship success with starved, but… Expand
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