Data from: Are flies kind to kin? The role of intra- and inter-sexual relatedness in mediating reproductive conflict

Emily S. Martin & Tristan A. F. Long
As individual success often comes at the expense of others, interactions between the members of a species are frequently antagonistic, especially in the context of reproduction. In theory, this conflict may be reduced in magnitude when kin interact, as cooperative behaviour between relatives can result in increased inclusive fitness. Recent tests of the potential role of cooperative behaviour between brothers in Drosophila melanogaster have proved to be both exciting and controversial. We set out to...

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  • 2015

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  • Wilfrid Laurier University