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Sexual networks: measuring sexual selection in structured, polyandrous populations.

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Sexual selection is traditionally measured at the population level, assuming that populations lack structure. However, increasing evidence undermines this approach, indicating that intrasexual competition in natural populations often displays complex patterns of spatial and temporal structure. This complexity is due in part to the degree and mechanisms of polyandry within a population, which can influence the intensity and scale of both pre- and post-copulatory sexual competition. Attempts to...

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10.1098/rstb.2012.0356

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Author
Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Volume:
368
Issue:
1613
Pages:
20120356
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
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uuid:f140eaba-1981-4d70-acc2-b3b369afa1c7
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375792
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pubs:375792

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