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No evidence for inbreeding avoidance through postcopulatory mechanisms in the black field cricket, Teleogryllus commodus

Jennions, Michael; Hunt, John E; Graham, Russell; Brooks, Rob

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Several studies suggest that females mate multiply so that they can preferentially fertilize eggs with the sperm of genetically more compatible males. Unrelated males are expected to be genetically more compatible with a female than her close relatives. We tested whether black field crickets, Teleogryllus commodus, can bias sperm usage toward unrelated males by comparing egg hatching success of females mated to two of their siblings (SS), two sibling males unrelated to the female (NN) or to one...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78264
Source: Evolution

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