The low mating propensity of males on cloudy days, when light flashes from the wings of flying females are absent, seems to indicate that these flies synchronize sexual communication with environmental conditions that optimize the conspicuousness of their communication signals, as predicted by sensory drive theory.
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Such light flashes were not evident when we video-recorded wing movements under diffuse light.
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