Data from: Male spiders control offspring sex ratio through greater production of female-determining sperm

Bram Vanthournout, Mette Marie Busck, Jesper Bechsgaard, Frederik Hendrickx, Andreas Schramm & Trine Bilde
Sex allocation theory predicts that when sons and daughters have different reproductive values, parents should adjust offspring sex ratio towards the sex with the higher fitness return. Haplo-diploid species directly control offspring sex ratio, but species with chromosomal sex determination (CSD) were presumed to be constrained by Mendelian segregation. There is now increasing evidence that CSD species can adjust sex ratio strategically, but the underlying mechanism is not well understood. One hypothesis states that adaptive...
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