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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (7): 1016–1021.
Published: 1 April 2015
...: The frugivorous bat Chiroderma villosum obtains extra protein and fat by not only eating fruit pulp but also chewing seeds instead of dispersing them. Feeding behaviour Nutrient Parasite Mutualism Fig-eating bat Around 550 plant species in the Neotropics have so far been found to depend...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (18): 3274–3282.
Published: 15 September 2014
... The authors declare no competing financial interests. 13 5 2014 20 6 2014 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Feeding behaviour Motivation Progressive ratio Running wheel Voluntary exercise Traditionally, experiments in exercise physiology have been...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (17): 3010–3017.
Published: 1 September 2012
... that it may not be obligatorily selecting infaunal food sources as previously thought. * Author for correspondence ( a.jamieson@abdn.ac.uk ) 17 10 2011 29 3 2012 © 2012. 2012 Isopoda locomotion feeding behaviour hadal zone trench fauna Deep-sea organisms...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (21): 3741–3747.
Published: 1 November 2010
... 2010. 2010 feeding behaviour hawkmoth high-speed tracking olfaction vision The advantages of multisensory processing are well established, and its use is ubiquitous in the natural ecology of animals. For many insects, the two most salient sensory modalities during foraging are vision...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (16): 2889–2895.
Published: 15 August 2010
... positively correlated. We conclude that the tarsal gustatory sensilla play an essential role in perceiving sugars available in floral nectar and provide chemosensory information determining feeding behaviour. Tarsal taste-receptor-neuron responses to lysine are implicated in oviposition behaviour...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (15): 2386–2393.
Published: 1 August 2009
... inhibited the response of the receiver insects to both signals but this was not observed after the injection of saline solution or of haemolymph from non-fed insects. This is the first time that the modulation of feeding behaviour by the feeding status has been analysed in a hemimetabolous blood-sucking...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (21): 3757–3762.
Published: 1 November 2007
.... We conclude that distal rhynchokinesis is a mechanism that could contribute to the flexible feeding behaviour of long-distance migratory shorebirds,enhancing small prey profitability and so improving foraging efficiency, and may have played a role in the evolutionary radiation of Scolopacidae...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (7): 1301–1309.
Published: 1 April 2006
.... Malacosoma disstria Lepidoptera protein carbohydrate compensatory feeding nutrition feeding behaviour dietary self-selection diet breadth Diet also affected growth rate ( F 4,108 =5.6; P <0.0001): insects grew more per day on the 28:14 and 21:21 foods than on the others ( Fig. 2E...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (5): 810–816.
Published: 1 March 2006
.... Analysis of videos showed that all six individuals tested per given diet showed the same feeding behavioural patterns in response to that diet. When fed the non-toxic diatom Asterionella formosa , all mussels behaved`normally' with expulsion of pseudofaeces through their inhalant siphons( Fig. 3A ; see...
Includes: Multimedia, Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (17): 3395–3407.
Published: 1 September 2005
...Sander W. S. Gussekloo; Ron G. Bout SUMMARY Cranial kinesis is an important feature in avian feeding behaviour and involves the transmission of quadrate movement to the upper bill by the Pterygoid–Palatinum Complex (PPC). The PPC in Palaeognathae is remarkably different from that found...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (13): 2255–2265.
Published: 1 June 2004
... for correspondence (e-mail: lmontuenga@unav.es ) 29 3 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 proliferating cell nuclear antigen PCNA Locusta migratoria Insecta BrdU incorporation DNA synthesis protein carbohydrate midgut feeding behaviour diet nutritional balance...
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J Exp Biol (1991) 157 (1): 439–459.
Published: 1 May 1991
... sensitivity differences at the level of their gustatory cells. This would be Key words: Leptinotarsa, Colorado beetle, gustation, gustatory coding, feeding behaviour, host nlant selection, host plant recognition, taste. 440 J. L. H . SPERLING AND B. K. MITCHELL particularly true if the experimental stimuli...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 142 (1): 245–255.
Published: 1 March 1989
... hairs. Water-negative flies, i.e. those that do not extend their proboscis to water, can be made water-positive by desiccation r bleeding (Evans, 1961; Dethier & Evans, 1961; Barton Browne, 1968).r Key words: Phormia regina, feeding behaviour, blowfly, thirst, tarsal threshold. 246 R. S. EDGECOMB, A. R...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 141 (1): 343–358.
Published: 1 January 1989
... 27 6 1988 J. exp. Biol. 141, 343-358 (1989) 3 4 3 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1989 PHYSIOLOGICAL BASES OF FEEDING BEHAVIOUR IN SALAMANDERS: DO MOTOR PATTERNS VARY WITH PREY TYPE? BY S. M. REILLY AND G. V. LAUDER School of Biological Sciences, University...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 130 (1): 219–234.
Published: 1 July 1987
... regina blowfly feeding behaviour recurrent nerve labellar taste threshold tarsal taste threshold J. exp. Bwl. 130, 219-234 (1987) 2 1 9 Printed in Great Britain © The Company of Biologists Limited 1987 REGULATION OF LABELLAR AND TARSAL TASTE THRESHOLDS IN THE BLACK BLOWFLY, PHORMIA REGINA...
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J Exp Biol (1987) 127 (1): 79–94.
Published: 1 January 1987
... of the flies. It appears, however, that other factors, in addition to the recurrent nerve, affect taste threshold after feeding. 20 8 1986 © 1987 by Company of Biologists 1987 Phormia regina feeding behaviour blowfly food intake recurrent nerve J exp. Biol. 127, 79-94 (1987) 7 9...