Male Scorpionflies

Male scorpionflies “call” females by emitting long-range pheromones. Females fly to them, once called.

slutting the globe

slutting the globe


After they have drawn the perfect female to their nest, they engage in prolonged premating associations. These rituals are complicated, the male does not mind taking the risk that she flies away before coupling … If she does, it proves she was not the “right one” for him…

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