Data from: Males evolve to be more harmful under increased sexual conflict intensity in a seed beetle

Kathryn McNamara, Nadia Sloan, Sian Kershaw, Emile Van Lieshout & Leigh Simmons
One conspicuous manifestation of sexual conflict is traumatic mating, in which male genitalia damage the female during copulation. The penis of the seed beetle, Callosobruchus maculatus, is covered in spines that damage the female reproductive tract. Females kick males ostensibly to shorten these harmful copulations. How these iconic conflict behaviours coevolve in response to sexual conflict intensity can provide insight into the economics of these traits. We examined whether male harm and female resistance coevolved...
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