Male parental care, differential parental investment by females and sexual selection

@article{Mller1998MalePC,
  title={Male parental care, differential parental investment by females and sexual selection},
  author={Anders Pape M\oller and Randy Thornhill},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1998},
  volume={55},
  pages={1507-1515}
}
Males play a variable parental role in reproduction, ranging from no male parental care to extensive male care. Females may acquire either direct or indirect fitness benefits from their mate choice, and direct fitness benefits include male parental care. Theoreticians have traditionally emphasized direct fitness benefits to females in species with extensive male parental care. We review the literature and show extensive variation in the patterns of male care, related to the attractiveness of… CONTINUE READING

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