Katarina Hedlund. Foto.

Katarina Hedlund

Professor

Katarina Hedlund. Foto.

Mate choice and male competition in Orchesella cincta (Collembola)

Författare

  • K. Hedlund
  • H. Ek
  • Torsten Gunnarsson
  • C. Svegborn

Summary, in English

Both male and female Orchesella cincta (Collembola) were able to discriminate between spermatophores of different origin. Females chose spermatophores deposited by closely related males while males preferentially destroyed spermatophores of other males.

Ämne

  • Ecology

Nyckelord

  • Collembola
  • kin recognition
  • Mate choice
  • mating
  • sperm competition

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Övrigt

  • ISSN: 0014-4754