Digest: Female squid influence insemination success after mating to show a preference for smaller males
In systems where females mate with multiple males, females caninfluence insemination success to favor the males they find mostattractive. When a female influences insemination success, it isknown as cryptic female choice (CFC) because her influence oftenoccurs after mating (post copulation) inside the reproductive tractand out of sight. For example, female fowl show CFC by eject-ing sperm from subdominant males after forced mating (Pizzariand Birkhead 2000), while female yellow dung flies can...[Show more]
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