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Sexually dimorphic immune response in the harem polygynous Wellington tree weta Hemideina crassidens

Kelly, Clint; Jennions, Michael


Adult males are often less immunocompetent than females. One explanation for this is that intense sexual selection causes males to trade-off investment in immunity with traits that increase mating success. This hypothesis is tested in the Wellington tree

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Physiological Entomology
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3032.2009.00671.x


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