Benefits of Multiple Mates in the Cricket Gryllus Bimaculatus.


Despite the importance of polyandry for sexual selection, the reasons why females frequently mate with several males remain poorly understood. A number of genetic benefits have been proposed, based on the idea that by taking multiple mates, females increase the likelihood that their offspring will be sired by genetically more compatible or superior males… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.1998.tb02252.x


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@article{Tregenza1998BenefitsOM, title={Benefits of Multiple Mates in the Cricket Gryllus Bimaculatus.}, author={Tom Tregenza and Nina Wedell}, journal={Evolution; international journal of organic evolution}, year={1998}, volume={52 6}, pages={1726-1730} }