Evolutionary Ecology

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 306–308

Female-biased sex ratios under local mate competition: An experimental confirmation

  • Peter D. Taylor

DOI: 10.1007/BF01237747

Cite this article as:
Taylor, P.D. Evol Ecol (1993) 7: 306. doi:10.1007/BF01237747


Experimental work of Nadel and Luck (1992) on a chalcidoid wasp provides a confirmation of sex ratio theory under local mate competition.


sex ratiosib matinglocal mate competitionchalcidoid wasp

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© Chapman & Hall 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter D. Taylor
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and StatisticsQueen's UniversityKingstonCanada