Behavioral plasticity and G × E of reproductive tactics in Nicrophorus vespilloides burying beetles

Abstract

Phenotypic plasticity is important in the evolution of traits and facilitates adaptation to rapid environmental changes. However, variation in plasticity at the individual level, and the heritable basis underlying this plasticity is rarely quantified for behavioral traits. Alternative behavioral reproductive tactics are key components of mating systems but… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/evo.12619

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