Sexual conflict and the evolutionary ecology of mating patterns: water striders as a model system

Locke Rowe, Göran Arnqvist, Andrew Sih, James J.Krupa

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

387 Scopus citations

Abstract

Two core ideas in the study of mating systems and sexual selection are (1) the existence of a conflict between the sexes over mating decisions, and (2) that variation in ecological conditions drives the evolution of adaptive mating strategies and the diversification of mating systems. A recent burst of experimental studies of mating behavior and sexual selection in water striders has focused on the interaction of these ideas and led to new insights into the evolutionary ecology of mating systems and sexual selection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-293
Number of pages5
JournalTrends in Ecology and Evolution
Volume9
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Sexual conflict and the evolutionary ecology of mating patterns: water striders as a model system'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this