Thursday, 20 September 2018

Dance flies attract males with their hairy legs and inflatable sacs

A UBC researcher was quoted in a New Scientist story about the lengths female dance flies will go to attract a mate.

“The suggestion that females are using dishonest signals to attract males turns many mate-choice models on their head,” says Devin Arbuthnott, NSERC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UBC.



Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/09/20/dance-flies-attract-males-with-their-hairy-legs-and-inflatable-sacs/

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