Sexual selection and genetic colour polymorphisms in animals

@article{Wellenreuther2014SexualSA,
  title={Sexual selection and genetic colour polymorphisms in animals},
  author={Maren Wellenreuther and Erik I. Svensson and Bengt Hansson},
  journal={Molecular Ecology},
  year={2014},
  volume={23}
}
Genetic colour polymorphisms are widespread across animals and often subjected to complex selection regimes. Traditionally, colour morphs were used as simple visual markers to measure allele frequency changes in nature, selection, population divergence and speciation. With advances in sequencing technology and analysis methods, several model systems are emerging where the molecular targets of selection are being described. Here, we discuss recent studies on the genetics of sexually selected… Expand
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