Effects of physical and social experiences and octopamine receptor agonist on fighting behavior of male crickets Velarifictorus aspersus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae)

@inproceedings{Kang2018EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of physical and social experiences and octopamine receptor agonist on fighting behavior of male crickets Velarifictorus aspersus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae)},
  author={Wei-Nan Kang and Yang Zeng and Dao-hong Zhu},
  year={2018}
}
Abstract Fighting commonly occurs among animals and is very important for resolving conflicts between conspecific individuals over limited resources. The plasticity of fighting strategies and neurobiological mechanisms underlying fighting behavior of insects are not fully understood. In the present study, we examined whether physical and social experiences affected the aggressiveness of males of the cricket Velarifictorus aspersus Walker, and whether an octopamine (OA) receptor agonist could… CONTINUE READING