Intraspecific sexual mimicry for finding females in a cicada: males produce ‘female sounds’ to gain reproductive benefit

@article{Luo2015IntraspecificSM,
  title={Intraspecific sexual mimicry for finding females in a cicada: males produce ‘female sounds’ to gain reproductive benefit},
  author={Changqing Luo and Cong Wei},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2015},
  volume={102},
  pages={69-76}
}
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