menotaxis

(from the article `animal behaviour`) ...the animal is not oriented directly toward or away from the source of stimulation. In telotaxis the animal orients to one or the other of ... Orientations at an angle (transverse orientations) may or may not be accompanied by locomotion. They include the light-compass reaction (menotaxis) ... ...
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menotaxis

menotaxis A directed response of a motile organism at a constant angle to the source of a stimulus.
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