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Title Sexual selection : perspectives and models from the Neotropics / edited by Regina H. Macedo, Departamento de Zoologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil, Glauco Machado, Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, AP, [2014]


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Description 1 online resource (479 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Macroecology of sexual selection : large-scale influence of climate on sexually selected traits / Rogelio Macías-Ordóñez, Glauco Machado and Regina H. Macedo -- Sexual selection in neotropical species : rules and exceptions / Alfredo V. Peretti -- Secondary sexual traits, immune response, parasites, and pathogens : the importance of studying neotropical insects / Jorge Contreras-Garduño and Jorge Canales Lazcano -- Territorial mating systems in butterflies : what we know and what neotropical species can show / Paulo Enrique Cardoso Peixoto and Luis Mendoza-Cuenca -- Macroecology of harvestman mating systems / Bruno A. Buzatto, Rogelio Macías-Ordóñez and Glauco Machado -- Adventurous females and demanding males : sex role reversal in a neotropical spider / Anita Aisenberg -- Sexual selection, ecology, and evolution of nuptial gifts in spiders / Maria J. Albo, Søren Toft and Trine Bilde -- Paternal care and sexual selection in arthropods / Gustavo S. Requena, Roberto Munguía-Steyer and Glauco Machado -- Underestimating the role of female preference and sexual conflict in the evolution of ARTs in fishes : insights from a clade of neotropical fishes / Molly R. Morris and Oscar Ríos-Cardenas -- Mode of reproduction, mate choice, and species richness in goodeid fish / Constantino Macías Garcia -- Parental care, sexual selection, and mating systems in neotropical poison frogs / Kyle Summers and James Tumulty -- Testosterone, territoriality, and social interactions in neotropical birds / John C. Wingfield, Rodrigo A. Vasquez and Ignacio T. Moore -- Sexual selection and the evolution of vocal mating signals : lessons from neotropical songbirds / Jeffrey Podos -- Impacts of mating behavior on plant-animal seed dispersal mutualisms : a case study from a neotropical lek-breeding bird / Jordan Karubian and Renata Durães -- Flights of fancy : mating behavior, displays and ornamentation in a neotropical bird / Lilian T. Manica, Jeffrey Podos, Jefferson Graves and Regina H. Macedo -- Sexual selection in neotropical bats / Christian C. Voigt.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Sexual selection in animals -- Latin America.
Animals -- Reproduction -- Climatic factors.
Animal behavior -- Climatic factors.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Macedo, Regina H. (Regina Helena), 1958- editor.
Machado, Glauco, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Sexual selection : perspectives and models from the Neotropics. Amsterdam : Elsevier, AP, [2014] xxiv, 441 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates ; 24 cm 9780124160286 (OCoLC)ocn854749429
ISBN 9780124160286 (hbk)
012416028X (hbk)
9780123914569 (e-book)

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