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    What are conditions that affect the behavior of woodlice?
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    brightness, temperature and humidity, and maybe pheromones as well?
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    (Original post by BlueIsTheNewRed)
    brightness, temperature and humidity, and maybe pheromones as well?
    This, but maybe you should add intraspecific competition, when the population of woodlice is relatively big? just a thought.
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    (Original post by Kallisto)
    This, but maybe you should add intraspecific competition, when the population of woodlice is relatively big? just a thought.
    curious thoughts...but i have no idea as i imagine woodlice would be too small, in comparison to dead logs or whatever they eat, for intraspecific competition to make a difference. let's leave this to the experts
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    (Original post by BlueIsTheNewRed)
    curious thoughts...but i have no idea as i imagine woodlice would be too small, in comparison to dead logs or whatever they eat, for intraspecific competition to make a difference. let's leave this to the experts
    I have thougth it carefully. Woodlices are regarded as destruents, as they are eating dead biomass. As there are more than one destruent, woodlices might also live in interspecific competition (with another destruents).
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    (Original post by Kallisto)
    I have thougth it carefully. Woodlices are regarded as destruents, as they are eating dead biomass. As there are more than one destruent, woodlices might also live in interspecific competition (with another destruents).
    yeah i was think about it too but they are just soooo small compared to all the dead biomass, just wouldnt expect it to have much impact from interspecific competition...
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    (Original post by BlueIsTheNewRed)
    yeah i was think about it too but they are just soooo small compared to all the dead biomass, just wouldnt expect it to have much impact from interspecific competition...
    Yeah. As far as I know those competitions come into being, if the supply of food is deficient in relation to the number of individuals within a population. But I don't think so in that way any longer. So I agree with you. The impact in terms of behaviour should be small.
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    Rosé tends to make the females very horny
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    (Original post by Birkenhead)
    Rosé tends to make the females very horny
    *also applies to (some) homo sapiens*
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    (Original post by BlueIsTheNewRed)
    *also applies to (some) homo sapiens*
    Have just thought about the two forms of competition carefully again. Could it be the intraspecific competition has an influence on their sexual behaviour too?
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    (Original post by Kallisto)
    Have just thought about the two forms of competition carefully again. Could it be the intraspecific competition has an influence on their sexual behaviour too?
    hmmm but would that depend on their method of reproduction? ie whether their eggs are fertilised internally? i don't know much on insects to be honest
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    (Original post by BlueIsTheNewRed)
    curious thoughts...but i have no idea as i imagine woodlice would be too small, in comparison to dead logs or whatever they eat, for intraspecific competition to make a difference. let's leave this to the experts
    Thank you very much
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    (Original post by Kallisto)
    Yeah. As far as I know those ompetitions come into being, if the supply of food is deficient in relation to the number of individuals within a population. But I don't think so in that way any longer. So I agree with you. The impact in terms of behaviour should be small.
    Thank you
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    Thank you
    You are welcome, although I have really not idea how much helpful I was with this statement. :dontknow:
 
 
 

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