Effects of sperm storage and male colour on probability of paternity in a polychromatic lizard

  title={Effects of sperm storage and male colour on probability of paternity in a polychromatic lizard},
  author={M. Olsson and T. Schwartz and T. Uller and Mo Healey},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  • M. Olsson, T. Schwartz, +1 author Mo Healey
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Sexual selection may take place before or after mating and may involve a large number of different mechanisms, for example, overt male aggression, mate choice, sperm competition and cryptic female choice. In most species, males show similar reproductive tactics and, hence, achieve their reproductive success in the same or a similar way. Sometimes, however, males evolve alternative reproductive tactics. One such example is the polychromatic Australian painted dragon lizard, Ctenophorus pictus… CONTINUE READING
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