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Neuroethology
J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (3): jeb243687.
Published: 11 February 2022
... unrestricted use, distribution and reproduction in any medium provided that the original work is properly attributed. Highlighted Article: Navigating monarch butterflies employ and flexibly switch between different orientation strategies. Insect Vision Landmark Lepidoptera Stripe fixation...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (10): jeb237917.
Published: 28 May 2021
...Aaron F. Pomerantz; Radwanul H. Siddique; Elizabeth I. Cash; Yuriko Kishi; Charline Pinna; Kasia Hammar; Doris Gomez; Marianne Elias; Nipam H. Patel ABSTRACT The wings of butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) are typically covered with thousands of flat, overlapping scales that endow the wings...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (12): jeb223800.
Published: 19 June 2020
... on multiple visual cues independent of their migratory context. Navigation Insect Vision Sun compass Landmarks Lepidoptera Despite their tiny brains, insects exhibit incredible orientation behaviors that range from simple compass orientation ( Byrne et al., 2003 ; el Jundi et al., 2019...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (8): jeb220426.
Published: 16 April 2020
... plasticity. WorldClim Altitude Thermal tolerance Heliconius Climate change Temperature Lepidoptera Land use and climate change are forcing organisms in the Anthropocene to move, adapt or die ( Dirzo et al., 2014 ). But moving in an increasingly fragmented landscape or adapting...
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Neuroethology
J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (22): jeb211862.
Published: 21 November 2019
...) . USDA Miscellaneous Publication no. 1319. Washington, DC: US Department of Agriculture, Science and Education Administration . Ballmer , G. R. and Wright , D. M. ( 2008 ). Life history and larvae chaetotaxy of Ahmetia achaja (Lepidoptera, Lycaenidae, Lycaeninae, Teclini, Cheritrina...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (16): jeb204057.
Published: 21 August 2019
... morphology Behaviour Geometric morphometrics Aerodynamics Lepidoptera Understanding the evolution of wing morphology requires estimating the impact of wing shape variation on fitness-related behaviours. In butterflies, the capacity to fly enabled by wing morphology is crucial throughout adult...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (11): jeb177774.
Published: 12 June 2018
... humidity during upwind flight in a wind tunnel, but floral sensory stimuli override this behavior. Sensory ecology Behavior Lepidoptera Multimodal Environment Animals use different types of sensory information, including visual and olfactory cues, to identify flowers as sources of nectar...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (14): 2606–2615.
Published: 15 July 2017
...: Geographic variability of immune responses in moths is species specific and suggests trade-offs with life-history traits. Parasitoid Climate change Geographic variation Immunology Lepidoptera Life-history traits In the last few decades, there has been increasing interest in research...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (22): 3611–3622.
Published: 1 November 2015
... pathways ( Kahn et al., 2005 ; Lippai et al., 2008 ), all of which are known to be important in the progression of development and molting in Lepidoptera ( Lippai et al., 2008 ; Gu et al., 2009 ; Smith et al., 2014 ). In our transcriptome, Snf4Aγ was significantly downregulated in the later-emerging Z...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (20): 3206–3214.
Published: 1 October 2015
...Michael J. O'Donnell; Esau Ruiz-Sanchez ABSTRACT In larvae of most Lepidoptera the distal ends of the Malpighian tubules are closely applied to the rectal epithelia and are ensheathed within the perinephric membrane, thus forming the rectal complex. The cryptonephric Malpighian tubules within...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (10): 1548–1555.
Published: 15 May 2015
... article : The bursa copulatrix, a female reproductive organ that processes the male ejaculate in butterflies and moths, exhibits extreme state-dependent proteolytic activity using a complement of nine highly expressed proteases. Lepidoptera Bursa copulatrix Pieris rapae Proteolysis Sexual...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (8): 1252–1258.
Published: 15 April 2015
... : Pheromone biosynthesis uses insignificant quantities of the nutrients available and therefore imposes negligible metabolic cost to the moth Heliothis virescens . Lepidoptera Nutrient acquisition Sex pheromone biosynthesis Mass isotopomer distribution analysis Stable isotopes Tracer–tracee...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (17): 3045–3056.
Published: 1 September 2014
... the speed and high sensitivity of scolopidia of the Johnston's organs, and hence their ability to encode fine antennal vibrations. * Authors for correspondence ( alexdieu@uw.edu ; sane@ncbs.res.in ) Lepidoptera Antennae Mechanosensors Johnston's organ Scolopidia Electrophysiology Flight...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (12): 2130–2138.
Published: 15 June 2014
...Chen-Chih Tsai; Daria Monaenkova; Charles E. Beard; Peter H. Adler; Konstantin G. Kornev Fluid-feeding Lepidoptera use an elongated proboscis, conventionally modeled as a drinking straw, to feed from pools and films of liquid. Using the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus), we show...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (3): 509–520.
Published: 1 February 2011
.... † Author for correspondence ( weissm@georgetown.edu ) * Present address: Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology, Suite 4600, 200 Boston Ave., Meford, MA 02155 USA 21 10 2010 © 2011. 2011 monarch Lepidoptera learning vision innate color preference Recent...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (24): 4291–4303.
Published: 15 December 2010
...Federica Trona; Gianfranco Anfora; Marie Bengtsson; Peter Witzgall; Rickard Ignell SUMMARY In the codling moth Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) plant volatiles attract males and females by upwind flight and synergise the male response to the female-produced sex pheromone, indicating...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (21): 3676–3682.
Published: 1 November 2010
... laboratory colonies of tobacco hornworms and pink bollworms Lepidoptera-Sphingidae-Gelechiidae . Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 69 , 365 - 373 . Benitez-Vieyra S. , Medina A. M. , Glinos E. , Cocucci A. A. ( 2006 ). Pollinator-mediated selection on floral traits and size of floral...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (23): 3810–3816.
Published: 1 December 2009
... is discussed. associative learning forewing length innate colour preference Lepidoptera lifespan The four experimental species of butterflies are considered generalist flower visitors. They were originally collected and reared as described below. We used laboratory-reared individuals...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (13): 2000–2006.
Published: 1 July 2009
.... Dumont, S. and McNeil, J. N. ( 1992 ). Responsiveness of Pseudaletia unipuncta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) males,maintained as adults under different temperature and photoperiodic conditions,to female sex pheromone. J. Chem. Ecol. 18 , 1797 -1807. Duportets, L., Dufour, M. C., Becard, J. M., Gadenne...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (21): 3504–3511.
Published: 1 November 2008
... 2008 2008 insect visual system complementary color Lepidoptera color constancy Perception of a color is affected by the color of its surrounding area or background. This phenomenon, called simultaneous color contrast, is one of the most important properties of color vision. A gray...