volume 167, issue 2, P141-151 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12740
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Toru Arakawa, Kiyoko Taniai, Taro Maeda

Abstract: Abstract We compared the mating systems and genital morphology of three Orius species dominant in Japan: Orius sauteri (Poppius), Orius minutus (L.), and Orius strigicollis (Poppius) (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae). In all three species, the males were polygamous and could inseminate at least three females at a rate of one female per day. Compared to the other two species, the O. minutus males had a lower rate of success in three consecutive mating orders. The mated females laid the same number of eggs irrespecti…

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