Distance Communication of Sexual Status in the Crayfish Orconectes quinebaugensis: Female Sexual History Mediates Male and Female Behavior

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Chemical communication plays an important role in mediating social interactions of many taxa, particularly arthropods. Many individuals communicate information about their reproductive status to potential mates through distance and/or contact pheromones, an ability that may be advantageous to both signalers and receivers. In this paper, we describe tests of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10886-008-9491-6

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