Sexual Signaling and Immune Function in the Black Field Cricket Teleogryllus commodus

@inproceedings{Drayton2012SexualSA,
  title={Sexual Signaling and Immune Function in the Black Field Cricket Teleogryllus commodus},
  author={Jean M. Drayton and Matthew D. Hall and John Hunt and Michael D. Jennions},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
The immunocompetence handicap hypothesis predicts that male sexual trait expression should be positively correlated with immunocompetence. Here we investigate if immune function in the cricket, Teleogryllus commodus, is related to specific individual components of male sexual signals, as well as to certain multivariate combinations of these components that… CONTINUE READING