Adult Females

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Ergasilidae - Biology
... The mature females also can swim competently and at least one species, Ergasilus chautauquaensis, is not known to be parasitic at all ... However, that is exceptional most adult females are parasitic and have morphological adaptations for attacking the gills of host species of fishes ... their sensory function, the main second antennae of the adult females are adapted to clinging to the gill filaments of host fishes ...
Common Chimpanzee - Behavior - Group Structure
... any combination of age and sex classes." Both males and females will sometimes travel alone ... in a fission-fusion society and may be found in groups of the following types all-male, adult females and offspring, consisting of both sexes, or one female and her offspring ... Males remain in their natal communities, while females generally emigrate at adolescence ...
Common Squirrel Monkey - Biology and Behavior - Social Behavior
... The common squirrel monkey is polygynous with a multi-male, multi-female group structure ... groups occur within the various age/sex classes, with the division of classes being between adult male categories, mother-infant categories, and juvenile categories ... The core of the group is made up of the adult females and their young ...
Orangoutan - Ecology and Behaviour - Social Life
... Most social bonds occur between adult females and their dependent and weaned offspring ... Adult males and independent adolescents of both sexes tend to live alone ... Resident females live with their offspring in defined home ranges that overlap with those of other adult females, which may be their immediate relatives ...
... Though females nest, and bear and nurse their young in isolation, shortly after the altricial young become mobile the females aggregate into social groups known as bands ... Bands consist of adult females (two or more years old), and sub-adults (1 – 2 years old) and juveniles (< 1 year old) of both sexes ... of a few weeks, and mates with all of the adult females ...

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