Animal Communication: Flies' Ears Are Tuned In

Elina Immonen, Michael G. Ritchie

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Abstract

Male fruit flies sing to females with quiet, close-range wing vibrations. A new study has found that the flies' antennal ears show active tuning to the species-specific frequencies of songs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R278-R280
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume21
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Apr 2011

Keywords

  • DROSOPHILA-MELANOGASTER
  • COURTSHIP SONG
  • GENERATION
  • HEARING
  • BRAIN

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