Female sexual maturity as a determining factor of size-assortative pairing in the protandrous spider Manogea porracea (Araneae, Araneidae)

Female sexual maturity as a determining factor of size-assortative pairing in the protandrous spider Manogea porracea (Araneae, Araneidae)

R.R. Moura, J. Vasconcellos-Neto, M.O. Gonzaga

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Agradecimentos: We thank Giancarlo MSc. Ângelo Ferreira and Yuri Lima Vasconcelos Ferreira for providing transport to the study area in several occasions. We also thank Dr. Gustavo Requena for his important contributions to the first drafts. This project was supported by Fundação de Amparo à...

Protandry occurs when males mature prior to females in the breeding season. There may be a fitness benefit for males if they are able to copulate and defend virgin and more fecund females. Therefore, fitness benefits can be investigated by studying assortative mating during mate guarding of virgin...

COORDENAÇÃO DE APERFEIÇOAMENTO DE PESSOAL DE NÍVEL SUPERIOR - CAPES

FUNDAÇÃO DE AMPARO À PESQUISA DO ESTADO DE MINAS GERAIS - FAPEMIG

CONSELHO NACIONAL DE DESENVOLVIMENTO CIENTÍFICO E TECNOLÓGICO - CNPQ

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Female sexual maturity as a determining factor of size-assortative pairing in the protandrous spider Manogea porracea (Araneae, Araneidae)

R.R. Moura, J. Vasconcellos-Neto, M.O. Gonzaga


										

Female sexual maturity as a determining factor of size-assortative pairing in the protandrous spider Manogea porracea (Araneae, Araneidae)

R.R. Moura, J. Vasconcellos-Neto, M.O. Gonzaga

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    Zoologischer anzeiger

    Vol. 284 (Jan., 2020), p. 1-6