Intralocus sexual conflict.

  title={Intralocus sexual conflict.},
  author={Russell Bonduriansky and Stephen F Chenoweth},
  journal={Trends in ecology & evolution},
  volume={24 5},
Intralocus sexual conflict occurs when selection on a shared trait in one sex displaces the other sex from its phenotypic optimum. It arises because many shared traits have a common genetic basis but undergo contrasting selection in the sexes. A recent surge of interest in this evolutionary tug of war has yielded evidence of such conflicts in laboratory and natural populations. Here we highlight outstanding questions about the causes and consequences of intralocus sexual conflict at the genomic… CONTINUE READING
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