volume 167, issue 4, P330-340 2019
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12772
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Margaret Lund, Daniel C. Brainard, Zsofia Szendrei

Abstract: Abstract During oviposition, female insects utilize a wide variety of cues to find an optimal host for their offspring. These cues may be encountered simultaneously or sequentially, and females must rely on a hierarchical categorization to rank cues for optimal ovipositional choice. During alighting, cues are often encountered at different distances, which may influence hierarchical order. Cues that are observed at longer distances and are experienced first may be more influential on oviposition choice than t…

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