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The role of acoustic and vibration signals in host-parasitoid unteraction in Tachinidae (Diptera) and stink-bugs (Pentatomidae)

© 2020 L. S. Shestakova,b, A. Elhashashb

aInstitute for Information Transmission Problems RAS 127051 Moscow, Bolshoy Karetny per., 19, Russia
bPeoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Institute of Agriculture 117198 Moscow, Mikluho-Maklaya, 6, Russia

Received 09 Oct 2019

"Flies of the family Tachinidae parasitize on in many orders of insects. When searching for a prey, they are often guided by her communication signals. It is shown that the vibration signals of Hemiptera changes in the search behavior of flies , increase they activity. Noises arising from the movement of flies on the plant did not affect the activity of bedbugs. Infected individuals of Pentatomidae retain acoustic activity but their signals can significantly change their amplitude-time structure compared to control."

Key words: Diptera, Tachinidae, mutual eavesdropping, host-parasitoid interaction

DOI: 10.31857/S0235009220010114

Cite: Shestakov L. S., Elhashash A. Rol akusticheskikh i vibratsionnykh signalov vo vzaimootnosheniyakh paraziticheskikh dvukrylykh sem. tachinidae i klopov-shchitnikov [The role of acoustic and vibration signals in host-parasitoid unteraction in tachinidae (diptera) and stink-bugs (pentatomidae)]. Sensornye sistemy [Sensory systems]. 2020. V. 34(1). P. 15-18 (in Russian). doi: 10.31857/S0235009220010114


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