Australian Museum Journal Observations on sexual behaviour in some Australian Platystomatidae (Diptera, Schizophora)

Shortform:
McAlpine, 1973, Rec. Aust. Mus. 29(1): 1–10
Author(s):
McAlpine, David K.
Year published:
1973
Title:
Observations on sexual behaviour in some Australian Platystomatidae (Diptera, Schizophora)
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
29
Issue:
1
Start page:
1
End page:
10
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.29.1973.235
Language:
English
Date published:
17 December 1973
Cover date:
17 December 1973
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
INSECTA: DIPTERA; BEHAVIOUR; EVOLUTION
Digitized:
18 November 2008
Available online:
27 February 2009
Reference number:
235
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EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (67kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (3127kb PDF)

Abstract

Sexual behaviour is described in four species of platystomatid flies, viz. Euprosopia subula, E. tenuicornis, E. anostigma, and Pogonortalis doclea. The role of specific recognition marks is discussed, especially in relation to certain structural modifications.

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