Precopulatory Reproductive Strategies
Published Online: 22 JUL 2003
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How to Cite
Pizzari, T. 2003. Precopulatory Reproductive Strategies. eLS. .
- Published Online: 22 JUL 2003
The quality and number of young produced by an organism contribute to the spread of its genes, and thus its evolutionary performance depends crucially on its reproductive success. Precopulatory reproductive strategies are the first step towards such success.
- copulation success;
- female choice;
- male competition;
- sex role reversal;
- sexual selection