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Research Article

Female Genitalia Concealment Promotes Intimate Male Courtship in a Water Strider

  • Chang S. Han,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Behavioral Ecology and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

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  • Piotr G. Jablonski mail

    piotrjab@cbe-pan.pl

    Affiliations: Laboratory of Behavioral Ecology and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, Center for Ecological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Dziekanow Lesny, Lomianki, Poland

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  • Published: June 10, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005793

About the Authors

Chang S. Han, Piotr G. Jablonski
Laboratory of Behavioral Ecology and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Piotr G. Jablonski
Center for Ecological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences, Dziekanow Lesny, Lomianki, Poland

Corresponding Author

Email: piotrjab@cbe-pan.pl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CSH PGJ. Performed the experiments: CSH. Analyzed the data: CSH PGJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CSH PGJ. Wrote the paper: CSH PGJ.