Frequency-dependent selection by wild birds promotes polymorphism in model salamanders


Co-occurrence of distinct colour forms is a classic paradox in evolutionary ecology because both selection and drift tend to remove variation from populations. Apostatic selection, the primary hypothesis for maintenance of colour polymorphism in cryptic animals, proposes that visual predators focus on common forms of prey, resulting in higher survival of… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6785-9-12

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