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Old 04-14-2016, 12:33 AM
Trinopus Trinopus is offline
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Originally Posted by joema View Post
. . . If there is not the faintest idea how behavioral encoding happens for insects . . .
Actually, science has some knowledge of the topic. There are lots of experiments showing how ambient environmental chemicals can affect/alter insect behavior, and some work has been done on genetically modified insects.

You're right that it is a subject about which very little is known, but to say that nothing is known is a bit too strong a claim.