Why Are Males Bad for Females? Models for the Evolution of Damaging Male Mating Behavior

Abstract: One explanation for the cost to mating for females caused by damaging male mating behavior is that this causes the females to adaptively modify their subsequent life histories in a way that also increases male fitness. This might occur because the reduction in residual reproductive value o...

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Published in:The American Naturalist, Vol. 165, No. S5 (2005), p. S46-S63
Main Author: Lessells, C. M.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1537-5323
Item Description:* E‐mail: k.lessells@nioo.knaw.nl .
Copyright: © 2005 by The University of Chicago.
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1086/429356
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