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Competition and opportunity shape the reproductive tactics of males in the ant Cardiocondyla obscurior.

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urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-epub-237845
Cremer, Sylvia ; Schrempf, Alexandra ; Heinze, Jürgen
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 12 Apr 2012 11:11


Abstract

Context-dependent adjustment of mating tactics can drastically increase the mating success of behaviourally flexible animals. We used the ant Cardiocondyla obscurior as a model system to study adaptive adjustment of male mating tactics. This species shows a male diphenism of wingless fighter males and peaceful winged males. Whereas the wingless males stay and exclusively mate in the maternal ...

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