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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1254443
Description: Mating systems describe the usual number of mating partners, patterns of mate location, and patterns of parental care in populations and species. While most types of mating systems can be found in art ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: book
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/345607
Description: Australia and New Zealand are home to a remarkable and unique assemblage of flora and fauna. Sadly though, by virtue of their long isolation, and a naïve and vulnerable biota, both countries have suff ... More
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1049686
Description: Genital asymmetry is relatively common and widespread throughout the animal kingdom. The functional significance of genital asymmetry is however, poorly understood for most species. Male praying manti ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/319794
Description: Sexual size dimorphism (SSD) is widespread among diverse animal taxa and has attracted the attention of evolutionary biologists for over a century. SSD is likely to be adaptive and the result of diver ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/318303
Description: Mimicry has evolved in contexts such as camouflage, predator deterrence, luring of prey, and pollinator attraction. Mimicry of flowers has until now been demonstrated only in angiosperms, yet it has b ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/214799
Description: Bright colours often communicate important information between conspecifics. In sexually dichromatic species where males exhibit bright colours, two hypotheses are often invoked to explain the functio ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 060800 Zoology
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/205119
Description: Contests among individuals over mating opportunities are common across diverse taxa, yet physical conflict is relatively rare. Due to the potentially fatal consequences of physical fighting, most anim ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/134561
Description: Scramble competition polygyny is expected when females and/or resources are widely dispersed and not easily monopolized by males, or when there is an abundance of mates during an extremely restricted ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/161607
Description: Sperm competition occurs when a female mates with more than one male, and the sperm of those males compete directly over fertilizing her eggs. In polyandrous animals, males can respond to the perceive ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/142326
Description: The concept of an 'edge' habitat that is influenced by the biotic and abiotic characteristics of neighbouring habitats is a broadly applied principle in ecology. Ciulfina klassi Giglio-Tos (Mantodea: ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/118227
Description: Although male polymorphisms occur widely in nature and have received considerable recent attention from studies of alternative mating strategies, male genital polymorphisms are less well known. Here, ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/132265
Description: The rapid divergence of male genitalia is a widely observed evolutionary phenomenon. Although sexual selection is currently regarded as providing the most likely driving force behind genital diversifi ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1168632
Description: Using light and scanning electron microscopy, the internal male and female reproductive anatomy of the praying mantid Ciulfina klassi is identified and described. This is the first detailed study to i ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1158060
Description: Several hypotheses have been proposed to explain the evolution of sexual cannibalism. The foraging strategy hypothesis states that sexual cannibalism may arise as an adaptive foraging strategy, provid ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1154206
Description: While copulation serves primarily to allow the transfer of male gametes, the duration of copulation often exceeds that required for successful sperm transfer. One path to elucidate the processes occur ... More
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