Evolutionary change in a receiver bias: a comparison of female preference functions.

@article{Basolo1998EvolutionaryCI,
  title={Evolutionary change in a receiver bias: a comparison of female preference functions.},
  author={Alexandra L. Basolo},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={265 1411},
  pages={2223-8}
}
Female poeciliid fishes of the sister genera Xiphophorus and Priapella share a preference for males with swords, despite phylogenetic information suggesting that swords arose in Xiphophorus after the divergence of the two genera. This study examines the strength of sword and body-size preferences in a representative of both genera. A comparison of the… CONTINUE READING

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