The mating behaviour of the egyptian cotton leafworm moth, spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.)

@article{Ellis1980TheMB,
  title={The mating behaviour of the egyptian cotton leafworm moth, spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.)},
  author={Peggy E. Ellis and Linda C. Brimacombe},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1980},
  volume={28},
  pages={1239-1248}
}
Female mate choice and modulation of oviposition preference in the moth Spodoptera littoralis
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If larvae reared on host plants in the presence of the mosquito Aedes aegypti instead would avoid oviposition on the larval food plant, and the use of experience could be a way for generalist species to shorten decision time when presented with several host options.
The courtship behavior of the cabbage moth,Mamestra brassicae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), and the role of male hair-pencils
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Laboratory experiments on the disruption of mating in the Egyptian cotton leafworm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) by excesses of female pheromones.
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A detailed examination of unsuccessful courtships showed that an excess of III or IIA disrupted female courtship behaviour, and it is suggested that both III and IIA block olfactory reception of the male brush pheromone.
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The sequence of behavioural steps from male attraction until copulation is described and analyzed for Yponomeuta padellus L. (Yp onomeutidae, Lepidoptera) and a male has a higher chance to be accepted when he first encounters the rear of a female instead of the head.
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Parallels in other moth groups are cited to support the notion that a plesiomorphic courtship pheromone system could persist in a vestigial state, despite the loss of its adaptive raison detre.
Factors mediating copulatory behavior and close-range mate recognition in the male gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (L.).
Physical models incorporating various structural features of female gypsy moths, Lymantria dispar, were used to identify the specific factors that evoke conspecific male copulatory behavior and play
Search behavior of pheromone-stimulated potato tuber moth males (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)
  • T. Ono
  • Biology
    Journal of Ethology
  • 2006
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The processes of female searching by male potato tuber moths,Phthorimaea operculella, were analyzed and found that males could, therefore, find females efficiently and copulate.
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