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Table 1 Experimental treatments with number (n) of females and males tested in each treatment

From: A life-history perspective on sexual selection in a polygamous species

Treatment numberNameDescriptionn femalesn males
1No mateIndividual virgin moths3030
2One mateOne mate on the first night2931
3Different mates (polygamous matings)Five different mates5963
4Same mates (repeated matings)Same mate for 5 nights5252