Experience counts: females favor multiply mated males over chemically endowed virgins in a moth (Utetheisa ornatrix).

Determining the factors that affect male mating success is essential to understanding how sexual selection operates, including explanations of the adaptive value of female preferences and how variation in male traits is maintained in a population. Although females may appear to choose males based on...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Iyengar, Vikram.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 2009
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:177251