The function of the sphragis in Cressida cressida (Fab.) (Lepidoptera, Papilionidae): a visual deterrent to copulation attempts

Authors: Orr, A.G.1Rutowski, Ronald2

Source: Journal of Natural History, Volume 25, Number 3, May-June 1991, pp. 703-710(8)

Publisher: Taylor and Francis Ltd

Keywords: Cressida cressida; Lepidoptera; Mating plug; Papilionidae; remating; signal function

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department of Biology, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Bandar Seri Begawan, 3186, Negara Brunei Darussalam 2: Department of Zoology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 85287-1501, USA

Publication date: 1991-05-01

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