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Prepupal building behavior in Drosophila melanogaster and its evolution under resource and time constraints

PloS One

Feb 12, 2015

S NarasimhaR K Vijendravarma

Abstract

Structures built by animals are a widespread and ecologically important 'extended phenotype'. While its taxonomic diversity has been well described, factors affecting short-term evolution of building behavior within a species have received little experimental attention. Here we describe...read more

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Behavior, Animal
Propionic acid
Agar
Larval Development
Transcription Initiation
Drosophila
Medical Devices
Locomotion
Larva
Embedding
3
1
18
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Prepupal building behavior in Drosophila melanogaster and its evolution under resource and time constraints

PloS One

Feb 12, 2015

S NarasimhaR K Vijendravarma

PMID: 25671711

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117280

Abstract

Structures built by animals are a widespread and ecologically important 'extended phenotype'. While its taxonomic diversity has been well described, factors affecting short-term evolution of building behavior within a species have received little experimental attention. Here we describe...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Behavior, Animal
Propionic acid
Agar
Larval Development
Transcription Initiation
Drosophila
Medical Devices
Locomotion
Larva
Embedding
3
1
18

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Parasite evolution

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Toxocariasis

Toxocariasis, caused by infection with larvae of Toxocara canis, and to a lesser extent by Toxocara cati and other ascaridoid species, manifests in humans in a range of clinical syndromes. Here is the latest research on toxocariasis.

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