THE STUDY OF INTERSEXUAL SELECTION USING QUANTITATIVEGENETICS by THEO C.M. BAKKER 1,2) (Abt. Verhaltensökologie, Zoologisches Institut, University of Bern, Wohlenstrasse 50a, CH-3032 Hinterkappelen, Switzerland) (Acc. 15-III-1999) Summary In this review, I stress the importance of
THE QUANTITATIVEGENETICS OF SEXUAL SELECTION IN THE DUNG FLY SEPSIS CYNIPSEA by CLAUDIA MÜHLHÄUSER and WOLF U. BLANCKENHORN 1,2) (Zoologisches Museum, Universität Zürich, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland) (Acc. 2-XII-2003) Summary In the common dung or black scavenger y Sepsis cynipsea (Diptera
studying the evolution of animal personalities. Keywords : behavioural syndrome, quantitativegenetics, genotype environment interaction, reaction norm, phenotypic plasticity, context dependence, Parus major . Introduction Individual differences in e.g. aggression, neophobia, exploration and bold- ness in
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