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Table 1 Proportion of progeny sired by the first male (P1) in relation to oviposition day.

From: Polyandry in the medfly - shifts in paternity mediated by sperm stratification and mixing

  Oviposition day  
Male parental combination Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7 Overall
tGFP1, DsRedEx1         
No. of ovipositing females 50 34 50 39 43 50 40  
No. of progeny 1192 782 1198 1151 1099 1145 963 7530
Mean progeny/female ± SE 23.8 ± 1.83 23.0 ± 1.85 24.0 ± 1.32 29.5 ± 2.37 25.6 ± 1.53 22.9 ± 1.06 24.1 ± 1.56  
Mean P1 ± SE 0.31 ± 0.03 0.29 ± 0.04 0.32 ± 0.04 0.30 ± 0.05 0.33 ± 0.05 0.36 ± 0.05 0.42 ± 0.06 0.33 ± 0.02
DsRedEx1,tGFP1         
No. of ovipositing females 41 23 27 40 36 36 36  
No. of progeny 611 367 482 1077 746 875 724 4882
Mean progeny/female ± SE 14.9 ± 0.46 15.9 ± 1.10 17.9 ± 1.44 26.9 ± 1.95 20.7 ± 1.15 24.3 ± 1.21 20.1 ± 1.45  
Mean P1 ± SE 0.16 ± 0.03 0.13 ± 0.02 0.32 ± 0.05 0.35 ± 0.05 0.31 ± 0.05 0.46 ± 0.06 0.43 ± 0.06 0.31 ± 0.05