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Evolution: When Females are Brighter than Males

Authors
Journal
Current Biology
0960-9822
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
12
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0960-9822(01)00643-1
Keywords
  • Dispatch

Abstract

Abstract Females are usually considered to be more choosy than males when seeking a mating partner, resulting in the evolution of attractive males. When males are the limiting resource for receptive females, however, the females may become brightly coloured.

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