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Sexual dimorphism in the water strider, Aquarius remigis: a case study of adaptation in response to sexually antagonistic selection

Daphne J. Fairbairn

in Sex, Size and Gender Roles: Evolutionary Studies of Sexual Size Dimorphism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208784
eISBN:
9780191709036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208784.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes a series of studies examining the adaptive significance of sexual size dimorphism (SSD) in the water strider, Aquarius remigis. The data reveal that SSD is negligible until the ... More


The genetic integration of sexually dimorphic traits in the dioecious plant, Silene latifolia

Lynda F. Delph

in Sex, Size and Gender Roles: Evolutionary Studies of Sexual Size Dimorphism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208784
eISBN:
9780191709036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208784.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter investigates sexual dimorphism in the dioecious, flowering plant, Silene latifolia. Results of comparisons among populations, a half-sib breeding experiment, and artificial selection on ... More


Quantitative and Molecular Genetics of Animal Personality

Kees Van Oers and David L. Sinn

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter addresses the quantitative and molecular genetics of animal personality. It discusses the role of additive and nonadditive genetic effects, genetic correlations between animal ... More


The genetics of reproductive behavior

John Hunt, James Rapkin, and Clarissa House

in Insect Behavior: From Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198797500
eISBN:
9780191838842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797500.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Genes play a fundamental role in the regulation and evolution of most phenotypic traits, including behavior. This chapter focuses on the genetics of reproductive behavior in insects.More ... More


Evolutionary genetics of migration

Hugh Dingle

in Migration: The Biology of Life on the Move

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199640386
eISBN:
9780191780714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640386.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the genetic bases for migration and its evolution. Classic techniques such as common garden experiments and hybrid performance still have much to reveal, but modern molecular ... More


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