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a.1.Pertaining to, or characterized by, polyandry; mating with several males.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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subobscura females are mostly monogamous (see Fisher et al., 2013), they may evolve very specific mating demands, contrary to the polyandric females of many other Drosophila species.
Oviposition patterns were similar in the polyandric and in the monogamic groups, with the highest number of fertile eggs being observed after day three of initial pairing.