The secret sex lives of sage-grouse: multiple paternity and intraspecific nest parasitism revealed through genetic analysis

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Krista L. Bird ; Cameron L. Aldridge ; Jennifer E. Carpenter ; Cynthia A. Paszkowski ; Mark S. Boyce ; David W. Coltman (2013)
  • Journal: Behavioral Ecology, volume 24, issue 1, pages 29-38
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/beheco/ars132
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanisms | reproductive and urinary physiology

In lek-based mating systems only a few males are expected to obtain the majority of matings in a single breeding season and multiple mating is believed to be rare. We used 13 microsatellites to genotype greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) samples from 604 ad... View more
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