Orientation of Phalerisida maculata Kulzer (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) in sandy beaches of the Chilean coast
作者: Maria H AvellanalEduardo JaramilloErnest NaylorFergus Kennedy
作者单位: 1Instituto de Zoologı́a-Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile
2School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales-Bangor, Marine Science Laboratories, Menai Bridge, UK
刊名: Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 2000, Vol.247 (2), pp.153-167
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0981(99)00185-9
关键词: InsectaColeopteraOrientationSandy beachesChile
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)The orientation stimuli of adult individuals of the beetle Phalerisida maculata Kulzer (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) over the beach surface, were studied at two sandy beaches of the chilean coast approximately 1300 km apart, Apolillado (ca. 29° S) and Playa Universitaria de Mehuı́n (ca. 39° S). Phalerisida maculata did not orient by astronomic cues such as the sun and moon, nor by the terrestrial magnetic field. Both populations showed positive scototaxis, and oriented downward on slopes with dry sediments, and upwards on slopes with wet sediments.
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