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Title The evolution of mating systems in insects and arachnids / edited by Jae C. Choe and Bernard J. Crespi.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  595.71562 Ev64    ---  Available
Description viii, 387 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Evolutionary perspectives on insect mating / Richard D. Alexander, David C. Marshall and John R. Cooley -- Sexual selection by cryptic female choice in insects and arachnids / William G. Eberhard -- Natural and sexual selection components of odonate mating patterns / Ola M. Fincke, Jonathan K. Waage and Walter D. Koenig -- Sexual selection in resource defense polygyny : lessons from territorial grasshoppers / Michael D. Greenfield -- Reproductive strategies of the crickets (Orthoptera : Gryllidae) / Marlene Zuk and Leigh W. Simmons -- Evolution of edible "sperm sacs" and other forms of courtship feeding in crickets, katydids and their kin (Orthoptera : Ensifera) / Darryl T. Gwynne -- Evolution of mating systems in the Zoraptera : mating variations and sexual conflicts / Jae C. Choe -- Evolution of water strider mating systems : causes and consequences of sexual conflicts / Goran Arnqvist -- Multiple mating, sperm competition, and cryptic female choice in the leaf beetles (Coleoptera : Chrysomelidae) / Janis L. Dickinson -- Firefly mating ecology, selection and evolution / James E. Lloyd -- Modern mating systems in archaic Holometabola : sexuality in neuropterid insects / Charles S. Henry -- Mating systems of parasitoid wasps / H. C. J. Godfray and J. M. Cook -- Fig-associated wasps : pollinators and parasites, sex-ratio adjustment and male polymorphism, population structure and its consequences / Edward Allen Herre ... [et al.] -- Evolution of mate-signaling in moths : phylogenetic considerations and predictions from the asymmetric tracking hypothesis / P. Larry Phelan -- Sexual dimorphism, mating systems and ecology in butterflies / Ronald L. Rutowski -- Lek behavior of insects / Todd E. Shelly and Timothy S. Whittier -- Mate choice and species isolation in swarming insects / John M. Sivinski and Erik Petersson -- Function and evolution of antlers and eye stalks in flies / Gerald S. Wilkinson and Gary N. Dodson -- Sex via the substrate : mating systems and sexual selection in pseudoscorpions / David W. Zeh and Jeanne A. Zeh -- Jumping spider mating strategies : sex among cannibals in and out of webs / Robert R. Jackson and Simon D. Pollard -- Sexual conflict and the evolution of mating systems / William D. Brown, Bernard J. Crespi and Jae C. Choe.
Subject Insects -- Behavior -- Evolution.
Arachnida -- Behavior -- Evolution.
Insects -- Reproduction.
Added Author Choe, Jae C.
Crespi, Bernard J.
ISBN 0521580293 (hardback)
0521589762 (pbk.)

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