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Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

J. Emmett Duffy and Martin Thiel (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Understanding of animal social and sexual evolution has seen a renaissance in recent years with discoveries of frequent infidelity in apparently monogamous species, the importance of sperm ... More


The Mating System of Symbiotic Crustaceans: A Conceptual Model Based on Optimality and Ecological Constraints

J. Antonio Baeza and Martin Thiel

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter proposes a conceptual model predicting the mating system of symbiotic crustaceans. It assumes that males and females have different optimal mating strategies which they attempt to attain ... More


Ecology and Evolution of Mating Behavior in Freshwater Amphipods

Gary A. Wellborn and Rickey D. Cothran

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Freshwater amphipods are used as a research model for studies of female mating preferences, the nature of benefits that drive female choice, and the influence of sexual conflict on female preference. ... More


Mating Strategies in Isopods: From Mate Monopolization to Conflicts

Veijo Jormalainen

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Isopods show a wide range in mating systems. Mate guarding by males before copulation occurs commonly in most free-living taxa, with the notable exception of the terrestrial Oniscidea. Such guarding ... More


Comparative Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Water-Breathing Insects Come of Age

Bernard J. Crespi

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

The two great divides of evolutionary ecology — conceptual and taxonomic — must be crossed for the study of mating systems and social systems to reach maturity. Conceptual unification should hinge on ... More


Clonality by Incest: Hermaphroditic Self-Fertilization

John C. Avise

in Clonality: The Genetics, Ecology, and Evolution of Sexual Abstinence in Vertebrate Animals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369670
eISBN:
9780199871063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369670.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Habitual self-fertilization by hermaphroditic individuals is a sexual route by which genetically identical individuals can arise. The phenomenon occurs in various plants and invertebrates but is ... More


Deacon's Dilemma: The Problem of Pair-bonding in Human Evolution

Robin Dunbar

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Humans have an unusual mating system — nominally monogamous pair-bonds set within multimale/multifemale communities. In the context of large, dispersed communities, this inevitably places a ... More


BREEDING BIOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGY

Ted R. Anderson

in Biology of the Ubiquitous House Sparrow: From Genes to Populations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304114
eISBN:
9780199790012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304114.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

This chapter summarizes the reproductive strategy of the House Sparrow. Although monogamy is the primary mating system of the species, significant rates of extra-pair fertilizations have been ... More


Variation and evolution of reproductive traits in the Mediterranean mosaic

John D. Thompson

in Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198515340
eISBN:
9780191705687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515340.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter examines the population ecology, variability, and evolution of reproductive traits in the spatially heterogeneous Mediterranean mosaic landscape. Three main themes are explored. First, ... More


Mating systems

Alan F. Dixson

in Primate Sexuality: Comparative Studies of the Prosimians, Monkeys, Apes, and Humans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199544646
eISBN:
9780191810022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199544646.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the mating systems among different families of primates. It describes the various social organizations of primates and the concept of sexual segregation. The chapter then ... More


Overview of the Mating Systems of Crustacea

Alexandre V. Palaoro and Jan Beermann

in Reproductive Biology: The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190688554
eISBN:
9780197538272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688554.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

Due to an exceptional variety of habitats, body plans, and lifestyles, crustaceans exhibit a wide array of mating systems. Some groups engage in simple, pure-search polygamous systems in which males ... More


Molecular Approaches in Crustacean Evolutionary Ecology

Joseph Neigel and Brian Mahon

in Evolutionary Ecology of Social and Sexual Systems: Crustaceans as Model Organisms

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179927
eISBN:
9780199790111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179927.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Molecular markers provide powerful means to analyze relationships of descent both among individuals and among taxa. Microsatellite loci have become the standard for studies of paternity and kinship ... More


Mating systems

Hanna Kokko, Hope Klug, and Michael D. Jennions

in The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199678020
eISBN:
9780191788987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678020.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

Mating system theory seeks to understand the reasons behind observed variation in the number of matings of females and males in various species. The development of key concepts such as the Bateman ... More


The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems

David Shuker and Leigh Simmons (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199678020
eISBN:
9780191788987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678020.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems by Thornhill and Alcock was one of the key texts that helped define modern behavioural ecology. Published in 1983, it has had a huge impact in shaping ... More


Ancient yet fast: rapid evolution of mating genes and mating systems in fungi

Timothy Y. James

in Rapidly Evolving Genes and Genetic Systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642274
eISBN:
9780191774751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642274.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The reproductive and incompatibility proteins in plants and animals provide some of the clearest examples of rapid evolution. In fungi, however, little is known about the evolutionary dynamics of ... More


Parental Care, Oviposition Sites, and Mating Systems of Blennioid Fishes

Philip A. Hastings and Christopher W. Petersen

in Reproduction and Sexuality in Marine Fishes: Patterns and Processes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264335
eISBN:
9780520947979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264335.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

Blennioid fishes comprise almost 900 described species, most of which are associated with coastal environments. Yet, essentially nothing has been published regarding the reproductive biology of more ... More


Sexual Selection and Piscine Pregnancy

John C. Avise

in Evolutionary Perspectives on Pregnancy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160605
eISBN:
9780231531450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160605.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter focuses on sexual selection as considered in the intergenerational reproduction phenomena among fish. Since sexual selection has been identified to mold and behaviors and other ... More


Quantitative genetic approaches to understanding sexual selection and mating system evolution in the wild

Jane M. Reid

in Quantitative Genetics in the Wild

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199674237
eISBN:
9780191779275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674237.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Ecology

Major ambitions in evolutionary biology are to understand the forces that drive the evolution and persistence of mate choice, and of associated primary and secondary sexual traits and emergent mating ... More


Multiple Matings and Sperm Competition

Carola Becker and Raymond T. Bauer

in Reproductive Biology: The Natural History of the Crustacea, Volume 6

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190688554
eISBN:
9780197538272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688554.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Aquatic Biology

In polyandrous mating systems, females mate multiple times and males have evolved adaptations for sperm competition which increase the number and fitness of their offspring. Mate guarding is a ... More


The mating system

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills

in Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Coalition formation in the cheetah is considered to enhance male reproductive success, although no evidence to support this was gleaned in this study. Females advertised oestrus by spray-urinating ... More


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