The role of red coloration and song in peacock spider courtship: insights into complex signaling systems

  title={The role of red coloration and song in peacock spider courtship: insights into complex signaling systems},
  author={M. Girard and M. Kasumovic and D. Elias},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology},
Author(s): Girard, MB; Kasumovic, MM; Elias, DO | Abstract: © 2018 The Author(s). Research on animal signaling enhances our understanding of links between sensory processing, decision making, behavior, and evolution. Studies of sexually-selected signals may be particularly informative as mate choice provides access to decision patterns in the way that courtship leads to an easily observable behavioral output in choosers, i.e., mating. Male peacock spiders have some of the most elaborate and… Expand
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