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Pseudobourletiella spinata  - Pseudobourletiella spinata - male - female

Pseudobourletiella spinata - Pseudobourletiella spinata - Male Female
Ch√Ęteauguay, Quebec, Canada
October 4, 2020

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Courtship
In many Bourletiellidae, the female takes the initiative in the courtship ritual. In Bourletiella and Pseudobourletiella the female stimulates the male by nibbling gently on a set of curly modified setae dorsally on its abd.6. That is what she is doing in this excellent action shot!

 
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