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Demography of male reproductive queues in cooperatively breeding superb fairy-wrens Malurus cyaneus

Cockburn, Andrew; Osmond, Helen; Mulder, Raoul A; Double, Michael; Green, David


1. Subordinate helpers in cooperative societies may gain both immediate and future benefits, including paternity and territorial inheritance. However, if such opportunities correlate with rank in the queue, it is unclear why such queues should be stable.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Animal Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2007.01335.x


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