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Happenings in the insect world
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by Mike Maxwell
on September 1, 2015 at 12:41 AM
This is Stagmomantis limbata, my main study species. Sexual cannibalism has been observed with decent sample sizes in at least 4 different mantis species in nature. For a given species, the female cannibalizes the male in 8-31% of encounters.
by Kathy Keatley Garvey
on September 1, 2015 at 7:09 AM
Thanks, Mike!
 
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