Facultative pupal mating in Heliconius erato: Implications for mate choice, female preference, and speciation

@article{Thurman2018FacultativePM,
  title={Facultative pupal mating in Heliconius erato: Implications for mate choice, female preference, and speciation},
  author={Timothy J. Thurman and Emily Brodie and Elizabeth F. Evans and W. McMillan},
  journal={Ecology and Evolution},
  year={2018},
  volume={8},
  pages={1882 - 1889}
}
  • Timothy J. Thurman, Emily Brodie, +1 author W. McMillan
  • Published 2018
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Abstract Mating systems have broad impacts on how sexual selection and mate choice operate within a species, but studies of mating behavior in the laboratory may not reflect how these processes occur in the wild. Here, we examined the mating behavior of the neotropical butterfly Heliconius erato in the field by releasing larvae and virgin females and observing how they mated. H. erato is considered a pupal‐mating species (i.e., males mate with females as they emerge from the pupal case… CONTINUE READING
    7 Citations
    Ecology of female mating failure/lifelong virginity: a review of causal mechanisms in insects and arachnids
    • 5
    Altitude and life‐history shape the evolution of Heliconius wings
    • 2

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 49 REFERENCES
    What initiates speciation in passion-vine butterflies?
    • 159
    • PDF
    Sex-specific chemical cues from immatures facilitate the evolution of mate guarding in Heliconius butterflies
    • 45
    • PDF
    Mating Success and Fecundity in an Ant-Tended Lycaenid Butterfly
    • 81
    Divergent warning patterns contribute to assortative mating between incipient Heliconius species
    • 44
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    SEXUAL SELECTION DRIVES THE EVOLUTION OF ANTIAPHRODISIAC PHEROMONES IN BUTTERFLIES
    • 53
    Host plants and immatures as mate-searching cues in Heliconius butterflies
    • 24
    • Highly Influential