mating

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Related to Mating effort: Mate desertion, Remating, double mating
See: matrimony
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Female Callosobruchus maculatus mate when they are thirsty: resource-rich ejaculates as mating effort in a beetle.
During filming, six categories of behaviors were noted: mating effort, mating, grappling, feeding, walking, and motionless.