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More Information about: phoresy
Term phoresy
Explanation Using a second organism for transportation (like 'hitching a ride'). The adjective is phoretic. For example, the phoretic sphaerocerid fly Norrbomia frigipennis mates on scarabid dung beetles, follows them underground, and lays eggs in the collected dung.
Category Ecology
Submitted by Robert Nash
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#1 | Robert Nash on 14 July 2006 10:42:50
Also see Kleptoparasitism and phoresy in the Diptera
as published by Sivinsky, Marshall and Petersson in The Florida Entomologist 82: 179-197 (1999) on the downloads pge of Dipter.info.
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