Nom du corpus

Corpus Systématique Animale

Titre du document

Localization of mating behavior of released Bactrocera dorsalis flies on host fruit in an orchard

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Éditeur
Springer (journals)
Langue(s) du document
Anglais
Type de document
Research-article
Mots-clés d'auteur
  • Bactrocera dorsalis
  • mating behavior
  • male aggregation
  • sterile insect technique
Nom du fichier dans la ressource
Insectes_v2b_00045
Auteur(s)
  • Ronald J. Prokopy 1
  • Ratana Poramarcom 2
  • Manon Sutantawong 2
  • Ranu Dokmaihom 3
  • Jorge Hendrichs 4
Affiliation(s)
  • 1) Department of Entomology, University of Massachusetts, 01003, Amherst, Massachusetts
  • 2) Office of Atomic Energy for Peace, Chatuchak, 10900, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 3) Department of Agricultural Extension, Chatuchak, 10900, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 4) Department of Entomology, International Atomic Energy Agency, A-1400, Vienna, Austria
Résumé

Oriental fruit flies,Bactrocera dorsalis, cultured in the laboratory for six generations, were released when 12–14 days old in an orchard of nonfruiting host trees that were furnished with either food and water, nonpunctured host fruit, punctured host fruit, or no resources. Nearly all flies of both sexes, all sexual behavior of males, and all mating pairs were observed on trees with fruit. Moreover, on trees with fruit, nearly all flies of both sexes, nearly all sexual behavior of males, and nearly all mating pairs occurred on the fruit itself rather than on the foliage or branches. In a subsequent test, both sexes were found to be strongly attracted to the odor of host fruit. For a polyphagous species of a tropical tephritid, these findings are the first to show a high level of male aggregation and a high amount of male sexual behavior on the fruit of host trees. Findings are discussed in relation to current knowledge of tephritid mating behavior. An additional quality-control test for laboratory cultured males used in the sterile insect technique of fly management is recommended.

Catégories Science-Metrix
  • 1 - natural sciences
  • 2 - biology
  • 3 - entomology
Catégories INIST
  • 1 - sciences appliquees, technologies et medecines
  • 2 - sciences biologiques et medicales
  • 3 - sciences biologiques fondamentales et appliquees. psychologie
  • 4 - psychologie. psychophysiologie
Catégories Scopus
  • 1 - Life Sciences ; 2 - Agricultural and Biological Sciences ; 3 - Insect Science
  • 1 - Life Sciences ; 2 - Agricultural and Biological Sciences ; 3 - Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
Catégories WoS
  • 1 - science ; 2 - entomology
Identifiant ISTEX
472FFA2914ED9DE22D9B0857F795BCB5F74D6F4C
Revue

Journal of Insect Behavior

Année de publication
1996
Présence de XML structuré
Non
Version PDF
1.3
Score qualité du texte
8.453
Sous-corpus
  • Insectes
Type de publication
Journal
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