Territoriality in Notiothemis robertsi Fraser (Anisoptera: Libellulidae)
Odonatologica , Volume 25 - Issue 4 p. 335- 345
The study was carried out at small ponds in the Kakamega Forest, a rain forest in West Kenya. 89 6 i were marked individually and territorial ones observed for a total of 3171 min. Males behave territorially for a mean of 14 days, a maximum of 45 days. Intruders are driven out by the resident and do not show offensive behaviour. Different activities of territorial c? <? are distinguished. Most of the time the male spends perching in the territory (32% of total time in territory). Sun flights to the tree tops are the most frequent flight activity.
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