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IS KIN SELECTION INVOLVED IN THE EVOLUTION OF WARNING COLORATION

Abstract:

Kin selection is often though to be important or even necessary for the evolution of warning coloration. Kin selection however has often been invoked erroneously, and has been confused with a second but distinct effect of family grouping-production of a local abundance of similar phenotypes-which may be important during the initial evolution of traits which have density-dependent benefit. Separate discussion is made of the evolution of warning coloration in an already distasteful species, and...

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Publisher copy:
10.2307/3565219
Journal:
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Volume:
45
Issue:
1
Pages:
31-36
Publication date:
1985-01-01
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ISSN:
0030-1299
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:386947
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uuid:a11d556f-f29b-44ef-8a3e-d8b64bf8149a
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pubs:386947
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386947
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2013-11-16

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