An advantage to mate choice in the seaweed fly, Coelopa frigida

@article{Crocker1987AnAT,
  title={An advantage to mate choice in the seaweed fly, Coelopa frigida},
  author={Glenn Crocker and Thomas H. Day},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={20},
  pages={295-301}
}
SummaryAll natural populations studied of the seaweed fly, Coelopa frigida, are polymorphic for the αβ inversion system on chromosome I. It has previously been shown that heterokaryotypes have superior egg-to-adult survival than either homokaryotype, and that there is non-random mating with respect to inversion genotypes. We have inquired whether the production of fitter progeny in larger numbers is the possible reason for the existence of non-random mating behaviour. We measured the fertility… 

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