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Term:
male courtship behavior, proboscis-mediated licking (GO:0016546)
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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 
The process during courtship where the male fly licks the genitalia of a stationary female fly with his proboscis. An example of this is found in Drosophila melanogaster.
male courtship behavior, tapping to detect pheromone 
male courtship behavior, veined wing extension +  
male courtship behavior, veined wing generated song production 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: male courtship behaviour, proboscis-mediated licking
Related Synonyms: male courtship behavior, licking ;   male courtship behaviour, licking
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:6656 ! Arthropoda
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu, PMID:11092827

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