Sex Attraction in the House Fly, Musca Domestica L.
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Citation:The Ohio Journal of Science. v65 n2 (March, 1965), 68-71
Attraction tests have shown that virgin female house flies attract both virgin males and females but the degree of attraction is relatively small. A tentative hypothesis of chemical sex attraction is suggested. The attraction does not appear to be due to moisture, motion, or sound effects.
Author Institution: Entomology Research Division, Agric. Res. Serv., U.S.D.A., Gainesville, Fla.
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