Visual stimuli that elicit appetitive behaviors in three morphologically distinct species of praying mantis

Abstract

We assessed the differences in appetitive responses to visual stimuli by three species of praying mantis (Insecta: Mantodea), Tenodera aridifolia sinensis, Mantis religiosa, and Cilnia humeralis. Tethered, adult females watched computer generated stimuli (erratically moving disks or linearly moving rectangles) that varied along predetermined parameters… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00359-011-0649-2

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