Time-dependent modulation of pheromone-sensitive trichoid sensilla of the hawkmoth Manduca sexta

The pheromone release and also the male responsiveness to pheromone in nocturnal moths are controlled by circadian pacemakers. In Manduca sexta the circadian rhythm in the calling behaviour of female moths with a maximum at the end of the scotophase is correlated with peaks in the male flight activi...

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Main Author: Flecke, Christian
Contributors: Homberg, Uwe (Prof. Dr.) (Thesis advisor)
Format: Doctoral Thesis
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2009
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