- Drosophila females trade off good nutrition with high-quality oviposition sites when choosing foods
Summary: Flies uncouple feeding and egg-laying decisions to balance their diet and provide a nutritionally optimal environment for their progeny, indicating a certain complexity in the nutritional ecology of parent–offspring interactions.
- Arginine and proline applied as food additives stimulate high freeze tolerance in larvae of Drosophila melanogaster
Highlighted Article: Development of a laboratory technique that secures high survival of the tropical fly Drosophila melanogaster when most of its body water is frozen.
- The sexually dimorphic behaviour of adult Drosophila suzukii: elevated female locomotor activity and loss of siesta is a post-mating response
Summary: Elevated daylight activity of female Drosophila suzukii (spotted-wing Drosophila) is a post-mating response.