The role of nocturnal vision in mate choice: females prefer conspicuous males in the European tree frog (Hyla arborea).

Abstract

Nocturnal frog species rely extensively on vocalization for reproduction. But recent studies provide evidence for an important, though long overlooked, role of visual communication. In many species, calling males exhibit a conspicuous pulsing vocal sac, a signal bearing visually important dynamic components. Here, we investigate female preference for male… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2009.0168

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