Do female bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus) mate multiply to improve on previous mates?

@article{Klemme2006DoFB,
  title={Do female bank voles (Clethrionomys glareolus) mate multiply to improve on previous mates?},
  author={Ines Klemme and Jana A Eccard and Hannu Yl{\"o}nen},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={60},
  pages={415-421}
}
Contrary to classical sexual selection theories, females of many taxa mate with multiple males during one reproductive cycle. In this study, we conducted an experiment on the “trade-up hypothesis”, which proposes that females remate if a subsequently encountered male is potentially superior to previous mates to maximize the genetic quality of their… CONTINUE READING