José-Luis Ocaña

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In an attempt to investigate the relationships between allometry and locomotory adaptations, we studied the long limb bones of 45 species of insectivores and rodents. Animals ranged from a few grams to about 50 kilograms. Diameter and length of the bones and body mass (when known) were recorded. Regressions of diameter to length, diameter to body mass, and(More)
The effect of larval density on male mating success has been investigated with two strains of Drosophila melanogaster, a wild strain and a mutant strain, under low and high larval competition, and four different genotypic frequencies. The results show a strong sexual selection against mutant males when flies have been raised under low larval competition.(More)
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