Pheromone-Regulated Anemotaxis in Flying Moths

Science  31 May 1974:
Vol. 184, Issue 4140, pp. 999-1001
DOI: 10.1126/science.184.4140.999


Certain male moths flying upwind toward a scent-producing female appear to be guided anemotactically by optomotor reactions to the ground pattern. Loss of the odor stimulus changes the anemotactic angle from into wind to across wind with left-right reversals.

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