Environmental Conditions Affect Sperm Competition Risk in Japanese Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)
ANNALS OF THE ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA, pp. 1154-1161, 2008.
Males of many species guard their mates to prevent rivals from usurping paternity of the potential offspring. Environmental conditions, such as temperature, may affect a male's ability to guard it female effectively and consequently the amount of sperm competition that occurs. We tested whether temperature and light affected mating behavi...More
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