Phenotypic Manipulation Reveals Sexual Conflict over Precopula Duration

Sexual conflict is common in nature, but detailed behavioral studies on the role female resistance behavior plays in shaping mating patterns are rare. I manipulated female resistance to examine its effects on pairing dynamics in two ecologically different freshwater amphipods. I found evidence for f...

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Published in:Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 62, No. 9 (2008), p. 1409-1416
Main Author: Cothran, Rickey D.
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Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 2008 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
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