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Paternity Protection Can Provide A Kick-Start For The Evolution Of Male-Only Parental Care

Kahn, Andrew; Schwanz, Lisa; Kokko, Hanna


Sperm competition and uncertainty of paternity hamper the evolution of male parental care. Thus, maternal care predominates in most taxa. What if males can, however, limit cuckoldry by guarding the eggs postmating? Here, we show that this provides a reaso

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Evolution
DOI: 10.1111/evo.12103


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