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Behavioral syndromes influence mating systems: floater pairs of a lizard have heavier offspring

Stapley, Jessica; Keogh, J Scott

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Variation in correlated behaviors or behavioral syndromes could have interesting effects on mating systems, especially if the variation in syndrome exists in both sexes. Both males and females of the lizard Eulamprus heatwolei display two behavioral types of a behavioral syndrome, defined by correlations between territorial, exploratory, and predator avoidance behaviors. We tested how this variation in behavioral syndrome influences reproductive success, pairing patterns, and offspring weight....[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75971
Source: Behavioral Ecology
DOI: 10.1093/beheco/ari019

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