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Effects of nocturnal lifestyle on the visual morphology and flight behaviour of nearctic moths.

Amanda Ruth Soutar

Effects of nocturnal lifestyle on the visual morphology and flight behaviour of nearctic moths.

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Effects of nocturnal lifestyle on the visual morphology and flight behaviour of nearctic moths. by Amanda Ruth Soutar Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract. Nocturnal flight exposes insects to selection pressures that include reduced light and the hunting behavior of insectivorous bats. Using a phylogenetically based selection of wild moths collected from a Nearctic site, we report that earless species fly.

Auditory influences on the flight behaviour of moths in a Nearctic site. Flight times, heights, and erraticism February Canadian Journal of Zoology 71(8) These could be reasons why some moths under bat predation are deaf, yet rely on nonauditory anti-bat measures, such as their flight behaviour.

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Nocturnal migrants that fly near the top of the boundary layer may be able to take advantage of a small amount of lift generated by the fluid shear and can avoid turbulent, slower air in the boundary layer (R. Avissar, pers. comm.), though to our knowledge researchers have yet to correlate atmospheric boundary layer height with nocturnal flight.

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