Journal article icon

Journal article

Sex in the morning or in the evening? Females adjust daily mating patterns to the intensity of sexual harassment.

Abstract:

Selection on males to mate at a higher rate than females often results in male harassment of females and counteracting female responses. When the reproductive value of copulation changes over time, these mating strategies are expected to be time dependent. Here, we demonstrate that variation in the intensity of male harassment leads to drastic changes in female daily mating patterns. In feral populations of fowl Gallus gallus domesticus, male harassment is intense, particularly in the evening...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1086/518180

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
American naturalist
Volume:
170
Issue:
1
Pages:
E1-13
Publication date:
2007-07-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-5323
ISSN:
0003-0147
Source identifiers:
209916
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:209916
UUID:
uuid:d0115931-186c-4a12-b0ef-177b9cccbfb7
Local pid:
pubs:209916
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP