Sexual cannibalism benefits offspring survival

@article{Welke2012SexualCB,
  title={Sexual cannibalism benefits offspring survival},
  author={Klaas W. Welke and J. Schneider},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={2012},
  volume={83},
  pages={201-207}
}
Polyandry may provide females with benefits that directly affect their condition and fecundity and/or that enhance the quality of their offspring through receiving better or more compatible paternal genes. In polyandrous species with sexual cannibalism, females may gain considerable nutritional benefits through consuming a mating partner. However, in many spiders with high rates of sexual cannibalism, males are very small compared to the females and nutritional gains through sexual cannibalism… Expand
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