Protandry

Physiological mechanisms where by a male individual changes to a female during its normal life cycle course.
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2011
2011
Protandry, the earlier arrival of males than females to breeding areas, is widespread in birds, but its underlying mechanisms are… (More)
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2007
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2007
A prominent interspecific pattern of sexual size dimorphism (SSD) is Rensch's rule, according to which male body size is more… (More)
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2006
2006
Males of most migratory organisms, including many birds, precede female conspecifics on their journey to the breeding areas… (More)
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2004
2004
Protandry, or early male emergence, is prevalent in the majority of insects. There are several explanations, both adaptive and… (More)
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2004
2004
Female-biased sexual size dimorphism (SSD) is found in many organisms yet is poorly understood. Spiders in general, and web… (More)
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2001
2001
Using the lizard Anolis carolinensis as its subject, an early and enduring model of psychobiology was presented in which… (More)
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1992
1992
Sexual differentiation in eutherian mammals follows a simple governing paradigm: development proceeds in a female direction… (More)
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1991
1991
Current models on protandry in butterflies assume that females are mated instantaneously upon eclosion. However, for most… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
The reproductive strategy of butterfly males can be defined as being to maximize the number of females mated. We have earlier… (More)
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1977
Highly Cited
1977
In butterflies and many other insects there is a general tendency for males to emerge before females. This is known as protandry… (More)
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