Variation in pelvic size between males and females.

  title={Variation in pelvic size between males and females.},
  author={Robert G Tague},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={80 1},
  • Robert G Tague
  • Published 1989 in American journal of physical anthropology
Selection intensity and phenotypic variability are inversely related. It has been hypothesized that, owing to opposing selection pressures on pelvic morphology in females between efficiency in locomotion and obstetric adequacy, female pelvic morphology is less variable than that in males. The hypothesis was supported based on data derived from observational methods of sexing pelves (Meindl et al., 1985). The hypothesis was tested in the present study based on a metrical analysis of the true… CONTINUE READING

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