Data from: Gender-related behaviors: evidence for a trade-off between sexual functions in a hermaphrodite

Laura Picchi & Maria Cristina Lorenzi
According to sex allocation theory, hermaphrodites are expected to allocate most of their reproductive resources to the female function when there is a low level of mate competition and to shift them to the male function when mate competition increases: sex allocation theory assumes that there is a trade-off between sexual functions. Although several studies highlight some adjustments of sex allocation according to mating opportunities, empirical support for the trade-off between sexual functions is surprisingly...

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