Consequences of Intraspecific Variation in Female Body Size in Stagmomantis limbata (Mantodea: Mantidae): Feeding Ecology, Male Attraction, and Egg Production

@inproceedings{Maxwell2014ConsequencesOI,
  title={Consequences of Intraspecific Variation in Female Body Size in Stagmomantis limbata (Mantodea: Mantidae): Feeding Ecology, Male Attraction, and Egg Production},
  author={M. R. Maxwell and Caylin Frinchaboy},
  booktitle={Environmental entomology},
  year={2014}
}
  • M. R. Maxwell, Caylin Frinchaboy
  • Published in Environmental entomology 2014
  • Medicine, Biology
  • ABSTRACT Body size is an important feature of organisms, influencing many components of life history and fitness, such as feeding success and reproductive output. Body size is considered especially salient for solitary predators, whose food intake hinges on individual predation success, which in turn is often driven by the relative sizes of predator and prey. The current study examined intraspecific variation in adult female length and its fitness consequences in a solitary predator, the… CONTINUE READING
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