observations (n=53), the size of both the male and female participants was estimated visually to the nearest cm, and the interaction was given a numerical score representing the relative success of the mating attempt.
Spiders use different channels of communication such as chemical, tactile, visual and acoustic/vibratory during courtship
(Uetz and Stratton 1983).
A synopsis of the movie states: "The film chronicles the history of William and Kate - from the moment the students met at university through the ups and downs of their courtship
interference competition) employed by male guppies, Poecilia reticulata, (Kolluru et al., 2007) as well as the courtship
rates of male damselfish, Stegastes partitus, (Knapp, 1995).
As Valentine's Day brings romance into our lives, courtships
will be getting underway, with lots of birds attempting to find mates or to re-kindle old relationships.
This book is a multilayered study that treats courtship
and marriage from the late eighteenth to the first quarter of the nineteenth centuries.
Although sound is the basic element of the male courtship
used for sexual stimulation of the female, in some species it is additionally assisted by visual displays.
Of particular interest and insight are her chapters on female academies and on courtship
Christopher Buckley's new novel, Supreme Courtship
, poses the question: What would happen if a television judge actually served on the Supreme Court?
but only during courtship
and fighting - not to walk.
Previous studies have shown that courtship
behaviors maybe induced by different cues including chemosensory, olfactory, and visual cues.
males actively courted other males in the ritual similar to that shown toward females." This "ritual" includes "a sequential act of following, tapping the female's abdomen, wing vibration (courtship
song)," and other unspeakable acts.
And soon the courtship
started - males giving smooth pebbles to females to build a nest.
A tropical jumping spider needs ultraviolet wavelengths for courtship
, say researchers.
Holy Ambition: Rhetoric, Courtship
, and Devotion in the Sermons of John Donne.