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Mating success and potential male-worker conflict in a male-dimorphic ant

Schrempf, Alexandra and Darrouzet, Eric and Heinze, Jürgen (2007) Mating success and potential male-worker conflict in a male-dimorphic ant. BMC evolutionary biology 7, p. 114.

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Males of many species adjust their reproductive tactics with regard to their condition and status. For example, large males may develop weapons and fight for access to females, whereas small or undernourished males do not express costly weapons or ornaments and sneak copulations. Different condition-dependent reproductive tactics may be associated with unequal average fitness, but the ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:2007
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie
Identification Number:
ValueType
17623070PubMed ID
10.1186/1471-2148-7-114DOI
Classification:
NotationType
AnimalsMESH
Ants/geneticsMESH
FemaleMESH
LongevityMESH
MaleMESH
ReproductionMESH
Sex CharacteristicsMESH
Sexual Behavior, AnimalMESH
Subjects:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Owner: Ute Lange
Deposited On:11 Feb 2009 14:36
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:36
Item ID:5661
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