volume 164, issue 1, P1-15 2017
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12589
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Magdalena M. Mair, Violeta Kmezic, Stephanie Huber, Bart A. Pannebakker, Joachim Ruther

Abstract: Abstract To recognize one's mate is essential for all sexually reproducing animals. In insects, mate recognition is often based on chemical cues such as hydrocarbons which are distributed over the insect's cuticle. In the parasitoid wasp genus Nasonia (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae), interspecific mating possibly occurs in microsympatry between Nasonia vitripennis Walker and Nasonia giraulti Darling despite post‐zygotic isolation mechanisms preventing hybridization. Males of N. vitripennis are known to equally co…

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