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Mirosław Przybylski, Carl Smith, Martin Reichard and Rowena Spence

Spatial distribution of oviposition sites determines variance in the reproductive rate of European bitterling ( Rhodeus amarus ) Mirosław Przybylski 1) , Martin Reichard 2) , Rowena Spence 3) & Carl Smith 3,4) ( 1 Department of Ecology & Vertebrate Zoology, University of Łodz, Banacha 12/16, 90

Irma Wynhoff, Mark Grutters and Frank van Langevelde

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI 10.1163/157075608X383683 Animal Biology 58 (2008) 371–388 www.brill.nl/ab Looking for the ants: selection of oviposition sites by two myrmecophilous butterfl y species Irma Wynhoff 1, * , Mark Grutters 1 , Frank van Langevelde 2 1 Dutch Butterfl y

Rowena Spence, Carl Smith and Rebecca Ashton

Oviposition decisions are mediated by spawning site quality in wild and domesticated zebrafish, Danio rerio Rowena Spence 1) , Rebecca Ashton & Carl Smith (Department of Biology, University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK) (Accepted: 30 May 2007) Summary In oviparous

Scott Buchanan, Megan McLean and Todd Tupper

Applied Herpetology 6 (2009) 343–353 www.brill.nl/ah Observations of oviposition in northern clade Bufo fowleri in kettle lakes at Cape Cod National Seashore, USA: implications for management Todd A. Tupper 1 , Megan D. McLean 2 and Scott W. Buchanan 3 1 Northern Virginia Community College

Renate Smallegange, Tjarda Everaarts and Joop Van Loon

controlled optical and gustatory stimulus conditions. Experience-based changes in landing behaviour were examined by offering cardboard circles of two different shades of green, treated with either an oviposition stimulant or a deterrent. We employed two training situations. In one situation the two shades

Mating and Oviposition of Tingis ampliata H.-S. (Het. Tingidae) By W.E.EGUAGIE Department of Zoology and Applied Entomology, Imperial College, London, S.W.7, U.K.1 Abstract Period of mating varies annually from 46 to 65 days during April to late June or early May to July. Lacebugs mated at any

Oakleaf, Rodriguez-Saona and Stelinski

Oviposition-deterring pheromone deposited on blueberry fruit by the parasitic wasp, Diachasma alloeum L. L. Stelinski 1,2) , R. Oakleaf 1) & C. Rodriguez-Saona 3) ( 1 Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, U.S.A.; 3 Blueberry & Cranberry Research Center

James R. Vonesh and Leon Blaustein

) influence selection of oviposition site by Culex mosquitoes. J. Chem. Ecol. 28: 797-806. Arav, D., Blaustein, L. 2006. Effects of pool depth and risk of predation on oviposition habitat selection by temporary pool dipterans. J. Med. Entomol. 43: 493-497. Bay, E. C. 1974. Predator

Noriko Iwai

, under these conditions, more females will be attracted (Schwartz, 1994) and more eggs will be oviposited at the site (Stevens & Paszkowski, 2004). However, only a few studies have actually examined the relationship between chorusing and oviposition in the field (except for Stevens & Paszkowski, 2004

Thomas Foucart, Benoit Heulin and Olivier Lourdais

; Thompson, 1989 ; Vleck and Hoyt, 1991 ; Birchard, 1995 ; Andrews, 2004 ) but oxygen availability is limited in oviductal secretions (i.e. lower concentration and diffusion rate than in the air, Parker et al., 2004 ; Rafferty et al., 2013 ). Previous works suggest that oviposition occurs when