Sexual Selection and the Mismeasure of Color

@article{Bennett1994SexualSA,
  title={Sexual Selection and the Mismeasure of Color},
  author={Andrew T. D. Bennett and Innes C. Cuthill and Ken Norris},
  journal={The American Naturalist},
  year={1994},
  volume={144},
  pages={848 - 860}
}
Many long-standing evolutionary hypotheses make predictions about trends in color patterns. Examples of these include crypsis, mimicry and warning coloration, fruit coloration, flower coloration, the handicap principle of honest advertisement, Fisher's runaway process, the parasite theory of sexual selection, and sensory drive theories of signaling. The majority of tests of these hypotheses, particularly with regard to sexual selection, have been conducted on objects that birds perceive… 
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