Burying Beetles Mating (IMAGE) University of Exeter Caption Males that mate more often are more insecure about their social status than those mating less, according to new research on the behavior of burying beetles. <p>The study, published in the journal <i>Evolution</i>, provides new evidence that the social sensitivity of male behavior is linked to how often male beetles mate. Credit Jena Johnson Usage Restrictions Must credit Jena Johnson License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.