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    • Mate choice confers direct benefits to females of Anastrepha fraterculus (Diptera: Tephritidae) 

      Bachmann, Guillermo Enrique; Devescovi, Francisco; Nussenbaum, Ana Laura; Milla, Fabian Horacio; Shelly, Todd E.; Cladera, Jorge Luis; Fernandez, Patricia; Vera, María Teresa; Segura, Diego Fernando (Public Library of Science, 2019-06)
      Exposure to plant compounds and analogues of juvenile hormone (JH) increase male mating success in several species of tephritid fruit flies. Most of these species exhibit a lek mating system, characterized by active female ...
    • Plant chemicals and the sexual behavior of male tephritid fruit flies 

      Segura, Diego Fernando; Belliard, Silvina Ahnahi; Vera, María Teresa; Bachmann, Guillermo Enrique; Ruiz, María Josefina; Jofre-Barud, Flavia; Fernandez, Patricia Carina; Lopez, M. Liza; Shelly, Todd E. (Oxford University Press, 2018-09)
      Plant compounds affect insects in many different ways. In addition to being a food source, plants also contain secondary metabolites that may have positive and negative impacts on insects. The influence of these compounds ...