Contributions to Zoology, 81 (2) – 2012

Distinct copulation positions in Drosophila pachea males with symmetric or asymmetric external genitalia

Michael Lang1, Virginie Orgogozo1,2

1.  CNRS UMR7592, Université Paris Diderot, Institut Jacques Monod, Bâtiment Buffon 444B, 15 rue Hélène Brion, 75205 Paris cedex 13, France

2. orgogozo@ijm.univ-paris-diderot.fr

Keywords: epandrial lobe,epandrium,left-right asymmetry,mating behaviour,mating position,nannoptera subgroup.