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Acoustic courtship songs in males of the fruit fly Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) associated with geography, mass rearing and courtship success
(Rev. Biol. Trop. 57 (Suppl. 1): 257-265. Epub 2009 November 30., 2009-11-30)
The Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) has been used successfully to control or eradicate fruit flies. The commonly observed inferiority of mass-reared males, compared with wild males, when they are paired with wild females, ...
Copulatory behaviour and the process of intromission in Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae)
(Rev. Biol. Trop. 59 (1): 291-297. Epub 2011 March 01., 2011-03)
Complex genitalia occur in many arthropods and in some species extreme female morphologies lead to serious mechanical difficulties for males. Tephritid flies offer examples of such complex genitalia. Because of their ...