Data from: Sexual harassment induces a temporary fitness cost but does not constrain the acquisition of environmental information in fruit flies

Serafino Teseo, Liisa Veerus, Celine Moreno & Frédéric Mery
Across animals, sexual harassment induces fitness costs for females and males. However, little is known about the cognitive costs involved, i.e. whether it constrains learning processes, which could ultimately affect an individual's fitness. Here we evaluate the acquisition of environmental information in groups of fruit flies challenged with various levels of male sexual harassment. We show that, although high sexual harassment induces a temporary fitness cost for females, all fly groups of both sexes exhibit...
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