Search for dissertations about: "mutual ornamentation"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words mutual ornamentation.

  1. 1. The Evolution of Sexually Homologous Ornaments Selection via Male Mate Choice Coinciding with Male-Male Competition in a Neotropical Mosquito

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Sandra South; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sexual selection; Sabethes cyaneus; Diptera; Culicidae; mosquito; mutual ornamentation; sexual selection; mutual mate choice; male mate choice; female ornament; ecology; animal behaviour; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology Ethology and behavioural ecology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Terrestrisk; limnisk och marin ekologi Etologi och beteendeekologi; Zooekologi; Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : The evolution of elaborate male ornaments via sexual selection is well-understood while the selective pressures acting on female ornaments remains unresolved. Female ornaments in species with strong sexual selection on the male homologue of the ornament were originally thought to result from an intersexual genetic correlation. READ MORE