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dc.contributor.authorJohnson, Jenniferen_US
dc.coverage.spatialMaple River - East Branchen_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-06-14T23:28:29Z
dc.date.available2007-06-14T23:28:29Z
dc.date.issued2004en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/55020
dc.description.abstractA population of Calopteryx maculata (the ebony jewelwing damselfly) was studied in the summer of 2004 in northern Michigan, USA. We studied male courtship behavior of C. maculata, specifically, the cross display. We hypothesized that cross display behavior is a demonstration of body condition. An alternate hypothesis was that cross display behavior is performed in order to attract females to a male's oviposition site. Based on the initial observations, we predicted that non-territorial males were trying to ""fool"" females into believing they owned the territories on which they displayed and so should have a higher display rate than territorial males. In 20 samples, behavioral data for 76 different individuals were collected along with their masses and photographs of their bodies. There was no significant difference in the display behavior of males between body mass indices (BMIs), abdomen length categories, age class, or male territoriality categories. The fact that variation exists but appears independent of any of the characters tested leads us to believe that it must be dependend on other characteristics.en_US
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dc.relation.haspartGraphen_US
dc.relation.haspartTable of Numbersen_US
dc.subjectBehavioral Ecologyen_US
dc.subject.otherINSECTSen_US
dc.subject.otherINVERTEBRATESen_US
dc.subject.otherBEHAVIORen_US
dc.subject.otherCOURTSHIPen_US
dc.subject.otherBREEDINGen_US
dc.subject.otherODONATAen_US
dc.subject.otherMATEen_US
dc.subject.otherCHOICEen_US
dc.subject.otherDISPLAYen_US
dc.titleFlashing your bling: male Calopteryx maculata displays, territoriality and body morphology.en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevelNatural Resource and Environmenten_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevelScienceen_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumBiological Station, University of Michiganen_US
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampusAnn Arboren_US
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dc.owningcollnameBiological Station, University of Michigan (UMBS)


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