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Female Age Determines Remating Behavior in Wild Mexican Fruit Flies: Abraham et al.: Age Effects on Female Remating in A. ludens
(Springer/Plenum Publishers, 2016-05)
Male and female age are important factors that can influence mating and remating behavior. Females can discriminate against or prefer older males, but there have been relatively fewer studies on how female and male age ...
Determinants of female entrepreneurship in Spain: an institutional approach
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the factors that influence female entrepreneurship in Spain, using institutional economics as the theoretical framework. The empirical research uses Spanish regional-level panel data ...
Females of a blood-sucking bug may adjust their mating decisions according to the risk of ovipositing infertile eggs
(Wiley Blackwell Publishing, Inc, 2019-12)
Females should adjust their mating preferences when the costs of being selective vary. Here, we focus on the cost of laying unfertilized eggs. Oviparous species lose their fertilizable oocytes if remain virgin for too long. ...
Female Circumcision: Is It Still Happened? Legal Or Illegal?
(Universidad del Zulia, 2019)
Inter and intraspecific variation in female remating propensity in the cactophilic sibling species Drosophila buzzatii and D. koepferae
Post-mating sexual selection by means of sperm competition or cryptic female choice occurs in species in which females remate before exhausting sperm supplied by previous mates. Thus, sperm competition is expected to be ...
Female choosiness and mating opportunities in the blood-sucking bug Rhodnius prolixus
(Brill Academic Publishers, 2016-09)
We investigated the relationship between female choosiness and mating opportunities in the blood sucking bug Rhodnius prolixus. Rhodnius prolixus females exhibit active discrimination behaviour to male mating attempts which ...