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Term:
male courtship behavior, tapping to detect pheromone (GO:0016544)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
male courtship behavior, orientation prior to leg tapping and wing vibration 
male courtship behavior, proboscis-mediated licking 
male courtship behavior, tapping to detect pheromone 
The process during courtship where the male insect taps the female with his frontal leg. An example of this is found in Drosophila melanogaster.
male courtship behavior, veined wing extension +  
male courtship behavior, veined wing generated song production 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: male courtship behaviour, tapping
Related Synonyms: male courtship behavior, tapping ;   male courtship behaviour, tapping to detect pheromone
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:6656 ! Arthropoda
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu, PMID:11092827

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