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mat·ing

(māt'ing),
The pairing of male and female for the purpose of reproduction.

mating

The pairing of male and female organisms for reproduction.

mat·ing

(māt'ing)
The pairing of male and female for the purpose of reproduction.

mating

  1. any reproduction involving two sexes.
  2. (in lower organisms) reproduction between types that differ in physiology but not in physical form.
  3. (in birds and mammals) the behavioural process of pair-formation rather than of copulation leading to sexual reproduction.

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The spider Pisaura mirabilis (Clerck, 1757) stands as a model system in which to test the robustness of emerging patterns regarding nuptial feeding and fitness, as a solid body of literature on nuptial feeding exists for this species (reviewed in Nitzsche 2011; Ghislandi et al.
mirabilis, we examine nuptial feeding under a regime that involves starvation after copulation and gift consumption.
Our examination under a rather extreme feeding regime (i.e., starvation after copulation) contributes towards a more comprehensive assessment of the effects of nuptial feeding in this species.
Sperm competition in a nuptial feeding spider, Pisaura mirabilis.
food and conflicts: nutrition dependent nuptial feeding and pre-mating struggles in scorpionflies.
Nuptial feeding is reflected in tissue nitrogen isotope ratios of female katydids.