ArticleGray, David A.Male sexual displays provide females with information that is crucial to their reproductive decisions. That same information is available to eavesdroppers, with potential consequences for both signaller and receiver. We present empirical evidence for . . .
ArticleIntrinsic factors affecting female choice in house crickets: time cost, female age, nutritional condition, body size, and size-relative reproductive investmentGray, David A.Few studies have examined potential costs of female choice and factors intrinsic to females that affect choice. To examine these factors, female house crickets, Acheta domesticus, were presented with a simultaneous choice between tapes of a priori att . . .
ArticleSex differences in susceptibility of house crickets, Acheta domesticus, to experimental infection with Serratia liquefaciensGray, David A.Serratia liquefaciens and S. marcescens are known to infect and cause mortality in a variety of insects including Orthopterans (P. A. D. Grimont and F. Grimont, in ''Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology,'' (J. G. Holt and N. R. Krieg, Eds.), Vol . . .
ArticleGray, David A.This study demonstrates that invertebrate acoustic signals can provide information about male phenotypic attributes, and that females can use this acoustic information in mate choice to select a phenotypically superior mate. I investigated the relatio . . .