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Schug, Malcolm


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Extra-Pair Copulation-Seeking Behavior in Purple Martins, Progne subis subis: The Relatedness Hypothesis 2008 1319 Although socially monogamous, both male and female Purple Martins, Progne subis subis, seek extra-pair copulations (EPCs) resulting in multiple-sired broods (Morton 1990; Wagner et al. 1996). Although numerous studies have attempted to explain this b...
Postzygotic sexual isolation among populations of Drosophila ananassae and Drosophila pallidosa from Indonesia, Australia, Fiji, and Samoa 2009 648 Drosophila ananassae inhabits most of the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. In contrast to D. melanogaster and D. simulans, populations of D. ananassae exhibit a distinct genetic populat...
The impact of endoparasitic Wolbachia on the evolution of reproductive barriers during speciation in Drosophila ananassae from Southeast Asia and the South Pacific 2013 162 There is still much work to be done in Biology to study and understand the mechanisms that drive the generation of new species. The model organism Drosophila ananassae represents and ideal model to untangle these issues. Previous genetic and mate dis...