In the closely related shiner perch (Cymatogaster aggregata) and other embiotocids (Hubbs, 1917; Shaw & Allen, 1977; Hixon, 1981), only males are involved in agonistic chasing and displays and only males engage in the aforementioned quivering during courtship
, so these behaviors were used to identify males when the gonopodium could not be seen.
We elicited the courtship
of males by adding abundant silk threads of females inside the glass cup.
Much less is known about experience effects on mating behaviors in arthropods, perhaps because of the widespread assumption that these organisms have little opportunity to learn about courtship
and mating, but several studies have revealed significant influences.
Besides investigating the courtships
and marriages of Sedgwick family members, Kenslea broadens his analysis to include other salient themes, such as the nascent Unitarian religion and changes in inheritance patterns and women's property rights.
The overall hind-leg movement cycle is nearly identical with one phase of the courtship
song (phase IV - see below).
Like the sisters in Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, these young women represented two extremes on the courtship
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In full sunlight, males and females struck courtship
After three substantial chapters of a more general nature on Donne and courtship
, Nelson sharpens his focus still further in providing three case studies on particular sermons.
The author turns his attention to the idea of courtship
as a rhetorical topos, or, we might say, cultural commonplace, in the first chapter.
Austen's command of the courtship
plot reflects her wide reading in and early experimentation with the genre--her Juvenilia contain a number of burlesques of courtship
After a whirlwind courtship
Brice and Mia marry and return to North Carolina where Brice, a military man, is stationed.