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Mate choice and male competition in Orchesella cincta (Collembola)

Hedlund, K. LU ; Ek, H. ; Gunnarsson, Torsten and Svegborn, C. (1990) In Experientia 46(5). p.524-526
Abstract

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.

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Collembola, kin recognition, Mate choice, mating, sperm competition
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Experientia
volume
46
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5
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524 - 526
publisher
Birkhaüser
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ISSN
0014-4754
DOI
10.1007/BF01954254
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English
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  author       = {Hedlund, K. and Ek, H. and Gunnarsson, Torsten and Svegborn, C.},
  issn         = {0014-4754},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {05},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {524--526},
  publisher    = {Birkhaüser},
  series       = {Experientia},
  title        = {Mate choice and male competition in Orchesella cincta (Collembola)},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/BF01954254},
  doi          = {10.1007/BF01954254},
  volume       = {46},
  year         = {1990},
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