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politum, because the male copulates with the female not only when she is building the mud tube but also when she is provisioning it or building a cell partition.
A recent piece in which the artist copulates with a collector has occasioned all manner of hand-wringing among her apologists, many of whom undoubtedly feel she's gone and spoiled everything with her "tacky" stunt.
Jane Herschel's Erda is present throughout the drama and in the closing moments copulates with Wotan to produce new offspring for the next installment of the cycle - Walkure.