Variable female preferences drive complex male displays

@article{Coleman2004VariableFP,
  title={Variable female preferences drive complex male displays},
  author={S. Coleman and G. Patricelli and G. Borgia},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2004},
  volume={428},
  pages={742-745}
}
Complexity in male sexual displays is widely appreciated but diversity in female mate choice has received little attention. Males of many species have sexual displays composed of multiple display traits, and females are thought to use these different traits in mate choice. Models of multiple display trait evolution suggest that these traits provide females with different kinds of information in different stages of the mate choice process, or function as redundant signals to improve the accuracy… Expand

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