Also, female tephritids typically have reduced receptivity for a certain time after mating
, and ideally sterile males should inhibit female remating to a degree similar to that effected by wild males.
nebrodensis breeding via hybridization, its mating
compatibility with various Pleurotus species was determined.
In 2006, I observed and video-recorded the mating
behavior of 3 Sage-Grouse leks in Alberta, Canada.
Previous work has described general aspects of mating
for the genus Hemigrapsus; however, there has been no explicit study of mating
behavior in H.
Environmentally-induced variation in mating
behaviors such as courtship and mate choice has important implications for models of sexual selection since those models generally assume a genetically variable male trait and a corresponding, genetically variable female preference (Andersson, 1994; Jennions and Petrie, 1997).
Darwin (1877) was the first to discuss sexual selection and its relationship to the evolution of mating
Female Ephippiger ephippiger (Tettigoniidae) mate with younger males, as youth in this species indicates mating
history and males with fewer matings
produce larger, more nutritious spermatophores with more sperm (Wedell & Ritchie 2004).
quirks of simultaneous hermaphrodites are attracting growing interest.
Copulation duration of cannibalistic matings
was much longer than in copulations with surviving males, as reported elsewhere (Fromhage et al., 2003).
Compared to the macropterous males of planthoppers, brachypters can be more aggressive in male-male interactions (Ichikawa 1982), develop quicker (Novotny 1995), acquire matings
more successfully (Novotny 1995), and live longer as adults (Roderick 1987).
1997), so that reared offspring can be assumed to provide unbiased information on their parents' matings
Treated males not exposed to cue-lure and deprived of yeast hydrolysate for 3 or 7 d prior to testing achieved significantly fewer matings
per replicate than control males fed yeast hydrolysate continuously (Table 1).
quadruncus evolved different anal spots to help reduce interspecies matings
and possible formation of hybrids," he said.
In many insect species, there is a general tendency for larger males to secure more matings
(Thornhill & Alcock 1983, Simmons 1986, Forrest et al.
The research revealed how fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) that are subjected to continual competition from mating
rivals, mate for longer and produce more offspring in early life.