Rejection Responses By Female Drosophila Melanogaster : Their Ontogeny, Causality and Effects Upon the Behaviour of the Courting Male

  title={Rejection Responses By Female Drosophila Melanogaster : Their Ontogeny, Causality and Effects Upon the Behaviour of the Courting Male},
  author={Robert Manuel Cook and Kevin Connolly},
1. The experiments reported were designed to study the causes and consequences of various responses emitted by female Drosophila melanogaster in relation to the behaviour of the courting male. 2. The female responses studied were: flicking, kicking, curling, extruding and fending. These were recorded simultaneously with male behaviours, from single pair courtships, onto a multi-channel time-event recorder. The male behaviours recorded were: orientation, vibration, licking, attempted copulation… 

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