Sexually antagonistic selection on primate size

@article{Lindenfors2002SexuallyAS,
  title={Sexually antagonistic selection on primate size},
  author={Patrik Lindenfors},
  journal={Journal of Evolutionary Biology},
  year={2002},
  volume={15}
}
  • P. Lindenfors
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Biology
  • Journal of Evolutionary Biology
Abstract Male intrasexual selection in haplorhine primates has previously been shown to increase male size and to a lesser degree also female size. I address the following questions: (1) why does female size increase when the selection is on males, and (2) why does female size not increase to the same extent as that of males. The potential for correlational selection on females through increased resource competition was analysed with independent contrasts analyses. No such effect was found, nor… Expand
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