A trade-off between pre- and post-copulatory sexual selection in a bean beetle

Abstract

It is now generally recognized that it is necessary to examine how sexual selection operates across the lifespan of a male, in order to understand the total sexual selection in action. However, less attention has been paid to the fact that selection pressures can change in response to varying environmental conditions. Here, we examine male allocation to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00265-015-1971-4

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