The taste of origin in a lady beetle: do males discriminate between females based on cuticular hydrocarbons?

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Legrand, Pauline; Vanderplanck, Maryse; Marko, Istvan; Gillard, Laurent; Lognay, Georges; Lorge, Stéphanie; Maesen, Philippe; Vilcinskas, Andreas; Vogel, Heiko; Foucaud, Julien; Estoup, Arnaud; Francis, Frédéric; Facon, Benoit; Verheggen, François;
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1111/phen.12286
  • Subject: [SDV.GEN.GPO]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Genetics/Populations and Evolution [q-bio.PE] | : Entomologie & lutte antiravageur [Sciences du vivant] | mate selection | Harmonia axyridis | inbreeding avoidance, | inbreeding avoidance | multicoloured Asian lady beetle | : Entomology & pest control [Life sciences] | preferential mating | Multicolored Asian lady beetle

The Asian lady beetle Harmonia axyridis originates from Asia and has established invasive populations at a worldwide scale. Recent population genetic studies have traced their invasion routes and demonstrated that bottlenecks in population size have reduced their geneti... View more
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