Geographical variation in calling song of the ® eld cricket

  title={Geographical variation in calling song of the ® eld cricket},
  author={Marlene Zuk and John T Rotenberry and Leigh W Simmons},
How do sexual signals vary? Signals used in reproduction show considerable intraspeci®c variation that can occur at a variety of scales. One of the most important sources of variation is geographical. Wilczynski & Ryan (1999, p. 235) state that, `Among the different levels of variation observed, geographical variation provides the best material for disentangling the myriad factors shaping the evolution and divergence of communication systems and for testing fundamental ideas about the evolution… CONTINUE READING
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