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Sexual conflict and cryptic female choice in the black field cricket, Teleogryllus commodus

Bussiere, Luc; Hunt, John E; Jennions, Michael; Brooks, Rob


The prevalence and evolutionary consequences of cryptic female choice (CFC) remain highly controversial, not least because the processes underlying its expression are often concealed within the female reproductive tract. However, even when female discrimination is relatively easy to observe, as in numerous insect species with externally attached spermatophores, it is often difficult to demonstrate directional CFC for certain male phenotypes over others. Using a biological assay to separate male...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Evolution
DOI: 10.1554/05-378.1


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