Mates with Benefits: When and How Sexual Cannibalism Is Adaptive

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Abstract

Sexual cannibalism occurs in several arthropod taxa, but its evolutionary significance has long been debated. A new study shows how females that eat their mates benefit in ways that go well beyond caloric nutrition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R1230-R1232
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume26
Issue number23
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 5 2016

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