Sexual selection: lessons from hermaphrodite mating systems.

@article{Leonard2006SexualSL,
  title={Sexual selection: lessons from hermaphrodite mating systems.},
  author={Janet L. Leonard},
  journal={Integrative and comparative biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={
          349-67
        }
}
Over the last 130 years, research has established that (a) sexual selection exists and is widespread in the plant and animal kingdoms; (b) it does not necessarily entail sexual dimorphism; even hermaphrodites have it; (c) it does not require intelligence or a sophisticated sense of esthetics; even tapeworms and plants choose mates; and (d) it does not require brawn or even mobility for competition; plants may compete for pollinators, and broadcast spawning invertebrates may also compete for… CONTINUE READING

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