Pape in Panorpa scorpionflies and a general rape hypothesis

@article{Thornhill1980PapeIP,
  title={Pape in Panorpa scorpionflies and a general rape hypothesis},
  author={R. Thornhill},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1980},
  volume={28},
  pages={52-59}
}
Abstract The adaptive significance of heterosexual rape is difficult to demonstrate because (1) female coyness is difficult to distinguish from apparent rape, and (2) male fitness must be enhanced by rape. Male Panorpa scorpionflies inseminate unwilling females by securing the female's wings in an abdominal clamp. Panorpa rapists gain fitness through avoidance of risks of predation by web-building spiders associated with the more typical male behaviours of feeding females a dead insect or… Expand
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