Variation in mate choice and mating preferences: a review of causes and consequences.

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The aim of this review is to consider variation in mating preferences among females. We define mating preferences as the sensory and behavioural properties that influence the propensity of individuals to mate with certain phenotypes. Two properties of mating preferences can be distinguished: (1) "preference functions'-the order with which an individual… (More)

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@article{Jennions1997VariationIM, title={Variation in mate choice and mating preferences: a review of causes and consequences.}, author={Michael D. Jennions and Marion Petrie}, journal={Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society}, year={1997}, volume={72 2}, pages={283-327} }