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Escaping the choosiness trap

Behavioural experiments and genetic manipulations reveal the mechanisms by which Drosophila females plastically alter their choosiness in response to mating, resolving trade-offs of mate choice.

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Fig. 1: D. melanogaster females become more selective when choosing a mate after mating.

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Perry, J.C., Hopkins, B.R. Escaping the choosiness trap. Nat Ecol Evol 5, 1066–1067 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-021-01500-5

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