Pheromonal regulation of male mouse ultrasonic courtship (<ce:italic>Mus musculus</ce:italic>)

  title={Pheromonal regulation of male mouse ultrasonic courtship (<ce:italic>Mus musculus</ce:italic>)},
  author={John G Nyby and Charles J. Wysocki and Glayde Whitney and G A Dizinno},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
Biochemicals from several sites on the body of female house mice (Mus musculus) were found to elicit 70-kHz ultrasonic calls from male mice . Experiment 1 demonstrated that an anaesthetized female wrapped in an odour-impermeable plastic bag elicited ultrasounds from males when either the front or rear of their body was left exposed . In experiment 2 cotton swabs rubbed on the face and cheeks of females but not from males elicited ultrasonic calls from males . The results of experiment 3… CONTINUE READING