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Predatory cannibalism in Drosophila melanogaster larvae

Nature Communications

Jan 1, 2013

Roshan Kumar VijendravarmaTadeusz J. Kawecki

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Hunting live prey is risky and thought to require specialized adaptations. Therefore, observations of predatory cannibalism in otherwise non-carnivorous animals raise questions about its function, adaptive significance and evolutionary potential. Here we document predatory cannibalism o...read more

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PYURF gene
Tadpole
Drosophila melanogaster
Predatory Behavior
Nutritional Status
Adaptation
Vestibule of Mouth
Larva
Fertility
Psathyrella
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Predatory cannibalism in Drosophila melanogaster larvae

Nature Communications

Jan 1, 2013

Roshan Kumar VijendravarmaTadeusz J. Kawecki

PMID: 23653201

DOI: 10.1038/ncomms2744

Abstract

Hunting live prey is risky and thought to require specialized adaptations. Therefore, observations of predatory cannibalism in otherwise non-carnivorous animals raise questions about its function, adaptive significance and evolutionary potential. Here we document predatory cannibalism o...read more

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PYURF gene
Tadpole
Drosophila melanogaster
Predatory Behavior
Nutritional Status
68
6
4
170

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