Drosophila


Proboscis extension response
We have been filming flies with defective Proboscis extension responses (PER) - sample videos are here
No PER No PER
Fly being presented with droplet of sucrose, proboscis retracted, legs not yet in the droplet Same fly, now with the legs having touched the sucrose droplet, and having consequently extended the proboscis to drink from the sucrose solution
Watch the movies here !! See an automated measure of the motion in the Proboscis extension responses
 
Jumping Logo of fly jumping
Movements in the Male and female Reproductive Tracts of the fly Ejaculation
Ovary



Chris Elliott, 24 Aug 2017