Effects of local density on fecundity and mating speed for periodical cicadas

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The relationship between local density of adult periodical cicadas (Magicicada septendecim) and fecundity was investigated at 3 sites in 1979 and 6 sites in 1980. In 1979, a sample taken 9 days after the emergence peak showed no significant differences in the number of vitellogenic follicles contained by females from the three sites. A later sample, taken… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00540611

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@article{Karban1981EffectsOL, title={Effects of local density on fecundity and mating speed for periodical cicadas}, author={Richard Karban}, journal={Oecologia}, year={1981}, volume={51}, pages={260-264} }