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Mechanisms and evolution of prezygotic reproductive isolation in the parasitoid wasp genus Nasonia

Mair, Magdalena (2020) Mechanisms and evolution of prezygotic reproductive isolation in the parasitoid wasp genus Nasonia. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

Reproductive interference is a common phenomenon in nature. During reproductive encounters, females and males of different species frequently engage in interspecific reproductive behaviours resulting in fitness costs for either one or both of the two individuals. Reproductive interference usually involves mistakes made by the individuals in the process of species recognition during mate choice. ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Reproduktive Interferenz ist ein häufiges Phänomen in der Natur. Weibchen und Männchen unterschiedlicher Arten interagieren dabei im Zuge der Fortpflanzung miteinander, wodurch oft erhebliche Fitnessverluste für zumindest einen der beiden Interaktionspartner entstehen. Reproduktive Interferenz entsteht meist durch Fehler in der Partnererkennung, wenn beispielsweise Individuen eines Geschlechts ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:7 January 2020
Referee:Prof. Dr. Joachim Ruther
Date of exam:22 March 2019
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Chemische Ökologie (Prof. Dr. Joachim Ruther)
Projects:DFG, RU 717/10-2
Keywords:insects, hymenoptera, parasitoid, parasitic wasp, chemical communication, chemical ecology, reproductive isolation, reinforcement, Nasonia
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:40108
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