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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (18): jeb242802.
Published: 29 September 2021
...-hydroxykynurenine (3-OHK) yellow wing coloration from non-3-OHK yellow wing coloration found in other heliconiines. These results provide some of the first behavioral evidence for female H. erato UV color discrimination in the context of foraging, lending support to the hypothesis ( Briscoe et al., 2010...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (13): jeb242145.
Published: 06 July 2021
... an unexpected role in contamination of aquatic ecosystems that receive wastewater discharges. Here, we show that methamphetamine, considered as one of the most important global health threats, causes addiction and behavior alteration of brown trout Salmo trutta at environmentally relevant concentrations (1 µg l...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (3): jeb233619.
Published: 05 February 2021
...Valeria Silva; Angelina Palacios-Muñoz; Zeynep Okray; Karen L. Adair; Scott Waddell; Angela E. Douglas; John Ewer ABSTRACT The gut microbiome has been proposed to influence diverse behavioral traits of animals, although the experimental evidence is limited and often contradictory. Here, we made use...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb161828.
Published: 27 October 2020
..., the availability of wider-field tracking technology has allowed for high-throughput measurements of voluntary behavior, an approach that produces large volumes of data. Here, we show how these data allow for measures of inter-individual variation that are necessary to evaluate how performance depends on other...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (13): jeb220350.
Published: 07 July 2020
...) that are sensitive to polarized light. Yet, the roles and interaction among photoreceptors underlying the behavioral responses of P. rapae to stimuli with different DoLP remain unknown. To investigate potential neurological mechanisms, we designed several two-choice behavioral bioassays, displaying plant images...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (12): jeb220962.
Published: 26 June 2020
... further divided into successful and failed attempts. These capture behaviors (ignore, successful, failed) were recorded until a total of five successful captures were observed. At this point, the feeding trial was paused and another current velocity randomly selected. The trial was repeated until each...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (12): jeb218008.
Published: 26 June 2020
... and reproductive physiology, but there is limited information about how estrogenic pollutants might affect sensory systems known to be modulated by endogenous estrogens. Here, we show that ethinyl estradiol, the most common artificial estrogen found in coastal marine environments, disrupts normal behavioral...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (Suppl_1): jeb208835.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Johanna Kowalko; Michael H. Dickinson; Leslie B. Vosshall; Julian A. T. Dow ABSTRACT Colonization of novel habitats often results in the evolution of diverse behaviors. Comparisons between individuals from closely related populations that have evolved divergent behaviors in different environments...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (Suppl_1): jeb218198.
Published: 01 February 2020
... over more than a century ( Hales et al., 2015 ). The success of employing genetics to probe the circuits that generate and regulate behaviors in D. melanogaster provides a roadmap for developing similar tools to study biological phenomena in mosquitoes and other non-traditional model insects. We...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (23): jeb211136.
Published: 05 December 2019
...., 2006 ) and activity budgets ( Elliott et al., 2013 ; Fehlmann et al., 2017 ), magnetometer data to recreate the animal's path using dead reckoning ( Bidder et al., 2015 ), and GPS data to geographically reference behaviors ( Weimerskirch et al., 2009 ). While bio-loggers are powerful tools...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (17): jeb201160.
Published: 03 September 2019
... approach, combining behavioral experiments, physiological models and quantitative analyses of photoreceptor stimulation. Here, we demonstrate, for the first time, the limits of chromatic discrimination in Metriaclima benetos , a rock-dwelling cichlid from Lake Malawi, using behavioral experiments...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (16): jeb193318.
Published: 16 August 2019
...Charlotte L. Barkan; Erik Zornik ABSTRACT Motor behaviors depend on neural signals in the brain. Regardless of where in the brain behavior patterns arise, the central nervous system sends projections to motor neurons, which in turn project to and control temporally appropriate muscle contractions...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (12): jeb202929.
Published: 21 June 2019
... but occasionally gather at freshly opened coconuts or fructiferous arenga palms. By analyzing volatiles of coconuts and arenga fruit, we identified five compounds, including acetoin, which are present in both food sources. In a behavioral screen performed in the crabs' habitat, a beach on Christmas Island, we...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (12): jeb178749.
Published: 19 June 2019
...Maggie Raboin; Damian O. Elias ABSTRACT Anthropogenic noise is an important issue of environmental concern owing to its wide-ranging effects on the physiology, behavior and ecology of animals. To date, research has focused on the impacts of far-field airborne noise (i.e. pressure waves...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (10): jeb202762.
Published: 29 May 2019
...., 2007 ). Thus, when the association is formed, the sole presentation of the odor stimulus elicits proboscis extension ( Bitterman et al., 1983 ), a behavioral readout of feeding initiation. In addition to behaviors mediated by experience, proboscis extension can be innately enhanced by the presence...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (5): jeb192500.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Huili Qiao; Ian W. Keesey; Bill S. Hansson; Markus Knaden ABSTRACT It has been shown that gut microbes are very important for the behavior and development of Drosophila , as the beneficial microbes are involved in the identification of suitable feeding and egg-laying locations. However, in what way...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (1): jeb174862.
Published: 08 January 2019
...; and (iv) shows variability in the intensity of expression of these skin patterns between and within individuals. These data suggest that cephalopods, which are mollusks with an elaborate brain and complex behavior, possess a sleep-like state that resembles behaviorally the vertebrate REM sleep state...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (24): jeb191429.
Published: 14 December 2018
... function of sleep in optimizing attention processes in Drosophila , and establish a behavioral paradigm that can be used to explore the molecular mechanisms involved. References Alhola , P. and Polo-kantola , P. ( 2007 ). Sleep deprivation: impact on cognitive performance...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (23): jeb185918.
Published: 05 December 2018
... in this paradigm, and that this visual preference profile remains evident under a variety of conditions and persists into old age. We also demonstrate a level of flexibility in this behavior: innate repulsion to certain objects could be transiently overridden if these were novel, although this effect was only...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (22): jeb185124.
Published: 19 November 2018
...Ryan W. Draft; Matthew R. McGill; Vikrant Kapoor; Venkatesh N. Murthy ABSTRACT Directed and meaningful animal behavior depends on the ability to sense key features in the environment. Among the different environmental signals, olfactory cues are critically important for foraging, navigation...
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