[Syrphidae] courtship in Platycheirus

Francis Gilbert Francis.Gilbert@nottingham.ac.uk
Mon, 23 Oct 2000 15:47:04 +0100

This type of behaviour seems to be quite common in the Diptera. Exactly =
the same sort of male courtship (stroking the female's eyes with the =
tarsi) is shown in seaweed flies (Coelopidae: Coelopa frigida).


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