Lek behavior of the oriental fruit fly,Dacus dorsalis, in Hawaii (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Abstract

In frugivorous tephritids, the host use pattern of ovipositing females may be an important factor shaping the mating system (Prokopy, 1980; Burk, 1981). In monophagous species, males would be expected to establish territories at the oviposition site and allow females access to the substrate in return for mating (Hendrichs and Reyes, 1986). In polyphagous… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01054615

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