Life Histories and Natural Selection

Review Questions

Which of the following is associated with long-term parental care?

  1. few offspring
  2. many offspring
  3. semelparity
  4. fecundity

Hint:

A

Which of the following is associated with multiple reproductive episodes during a species’ lifetime?

  1. semiparity
  2. iteroparity
  3. semelparity
  4. fecundity

Hint:

B

Which of the following is associated with the reproductive potential of a species?

  1. few offspring
  2. many offspring
  3. semelparity
  4. fecundity

Hint:

D