oa African Zoology - Males control the duration of copulation in the tropical millipede Alloporus uncinatus (Diplopoda: Julida)

Volume 29, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



Prolonged copulation in Alloporus uncinatus is a form of mate guarding against sperm competition. Shows that males control the duration of copulation, an often overlooked assumption regarding the adaptive significance of prolonged copulation. Illustrates with a table.

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