Essays about: "Cryptic female choice"

Found 1 essay containing the words Cryptic female choice.

  1. 1. The role of copulatory wound infliction on fitness in Drosophila melanogaster

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa, natur- och teknikvetenskap (from 2013)

    Author : Dennis Leandersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Copulatory wounding; Fecundity; Drosophila; Fitness; Cryptic female choice; Adaptive harm hypothesis; Pleiotropic harm hypothesis;

    Abstract : One of the more fascinating Darwinian puzzles in sexual selection is that of copulatory wounding. For those taxa displaying this behavior, and that does not engage in traumatic insemination, the function of wound infliction during copulation remains unknown. READ MORE