What insects are lek?
A lek is a gathering of male insects. Not all species have males that lek; those that do include Goat moths and midges. The males gather together and swarm. Females enter the swarm and the males compete to mate with the females.
What is meant by lek polygyny?
Lek polygyny occurs when multiple males gather at display arenas to attract and impress potential mates.
What is a lek breeding system?
A lek breeding system is employed by some polygynous species and is characterised by aggregations of males that females visit primarily for breeding purposes. This results in strong sexual selection pressures on the lek, as males compete for females and females ‘choose’ between males.