GlowWorms: Female Glow-worms

Description Format Details Source

Description

Brightness and fecundity of female glow-worms

Format

A data frame with 26 observations on the following 2 variables.

Lantern

Length of glow lantern (in mm)

Eggs

Number of eggs laid

Details

Data on 26 female glow-worms captured in Finland. Female glow-worms attract males by glowing with part of their abdomen (lantern). Researchers believe the brightness of glow might be related to mating success.

Source

Hopkins J, Baudry G, Candolin U, Kaitala A. (2015), "I'm sexy and I glow it: female ornamentation in a nocturnal capital breeder," Biol. Lett. 11: 20150599.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2015.0599


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