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TIMING OF ORNAMENT GROWTH, PHENOTYPIC VARIATION, AND SIZE DIMORPHISM IN 2 PROMISCUOUS AFRICAN WHYDAHS (PLOCEIDAE, VIDUA)
Uppsala University.
1995 (English)In: BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY, ISSN 0024-4066, Vol. 55, no 2, 129-141 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
Abstract [en]

Variation within populations is a pre-requisite for the action of selection on morphological traits. Darwin assumed that there was much greater variation in sexual ornament size than in body size, but this may not be generally true of natural populations.

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ACADEMIC PRESS (LONDON) LTD , 1995. Vol. 55, no 2, 129-141 p.
Keyword [en]
ORNAMENT SIZE; BODY SIZE; SEXUAL SELECTION; SEXUAL DIMORPHISM; AGE DIMORPHISM; MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION; AERODYNAMICS; VIDUA PARADISAEA; VIDUA REGIA; TUFTED MALACHITE SUNBIRD; SEXUAL SELECTION; TAIL LENGTH; SONG FLIGHT; BIRDS; EVOLUTION; PATTERNS; HANDICAP
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-84578OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-84578DiVA: diva2:112486
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Addresses: UPPSALA UNIV, DEPT ZOOL, S-75236 UPPSALA, SWEDEN.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-15

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