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Next steps for understanding the selective relevance of female-female competition

Cain, Kristal E.; Rosvall, Kimberly A.


After decades of neglect, recent empirical research on exaggerated female traits (e.g., ornaments, armaments, aggression, acoustic signals, etc.) has revived interest in this widespread but poorly understood phenomenon, and shown that these traits often function in the context of female-female competition (West-Eberhard, 1983; Amundsen, 2000; Clutton-Brock, 2009; Rosvall, 2011a; Stockley and Bro-Jørgensen, 2011; Rubenstein, 2012 [Theme issue]; Stockley and Campbell, 2013 [Theme...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2014.00032


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