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In coccinellids, the pre-oviposition period decreases with mating duration and is positively correlated with paternity success and fertility (De Jong et al.
We could estimate mating duration for 17 matings in which both partners were marked.
Overall mating duration with laboratory-reared males was approximately 20 min, similar to the 15 min observed for G.