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Sexual Selection
Malte Andersson

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Acknowledgments
1The Theory of Sexual Selection3
2Genetic Models of Fisherian Self-Reinforcing Sexual Selection32
3Genetic Models of Indicator Mechanisms53
4Empirical Methods80
5Some Case Studies100
6Empirical Studies of Sexually Selected Traits: Patterns124
7Sexual Selection in Relation to Mating System and Parental Roles143
8Benefits of Mate Choice184
9Species Recognition, Sexual Selection, and Speciation207
10Constraints227
11Sexual Size Dimorphism247
12Weapons295
13Coloration and Other Visual Signals315
14Acoustic Signals349
15Chemical Signals369
16Alternative Mating Tactics379
17Sexual Selection in Plants396
18Sexual Selection: Conclusions and Open Questions433
References445
Author Index561
Subject Index581
Taxonomic Index588

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