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Table 1 Summary of tests for phenotypic differences related to experimental evolution under high promiscuity

From: Experimental evolution under hyper-promiscuity in Drosophila melanogaster

Phenotype Male type Female type Generation tested in evolved flies
Behavioural phenotypes
 Mating frequency in population cages SPR-, C SPR-, C 1–17, 28
 Courtship frequency SPR-, C WT 16, 26
 Latency to mating SPR-, C WT 16, 36
  WT SPR-, C 26
  SPR-, C SPR-, C 26
 Copulation duration SPR-, C WT 16, 36
  WT SPR-, C 26
  SPR-, C SPR-, C 26
 Female post-mating fecundity; for males, ability to stimulate fecundity SPR-, C WT 16
  WT SPR-, C 26
 Female latency to re-mating; for males, ability to inhibit re-mating SPR-, C WT 16, 36
  WT SPR-, C 26
  SPR-, C SPR-, C 26
 Sperm precedence as first male to mate with a female (P1) SPR-, C WT 36
 Sperm precedence as second male to mate with a female (P2) SPR-, C WT 36
Morphological evolution
 Male mass SPR-, C 16
 Testes area SPR-, C 16
 Accessory gland area SPR-, C 16
Gene expression
SP gene expression SPR-, C 55
Dup99B gene expression SPR-, C 55
  1. Phenotypes tested for differences between sex peptide receptor deficient (SPR-) flies and controls that expressed SPR (C). We tested experimental males with wild-type females, experimental females with wild-type males, or within-treatment tests of SPR- or control males and females paired within replicate line