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should be activated only when a high concentration is detected, thus only the wind from the source direc tion is considered to exist.
In addition, the direction and strength of wind and water currents provide secondary cues needed by some organisms to orient to odor plumes (i.e., via rheotaxis or anemotaxis
) (Mathewson and Hodgson 1972, Prokopy 1986, Zimmer-Faust et al.
theory describes moth behavior in the presence of a pheromone plume and includes 3 components: upwind, zigzagging, and sideways casting behaviors.
Pheromone-mediated optomotor anemotaxis
and altitude control exhibited by male oriental fruit moths in the field.
Thus responding males first activated their wings, then took-off and flew upwind via zig-zag anemotaxis
toward the females.