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J Exp Biol (2024) 227 (1): jeb246217.
Published: 10 January 2024
..., ectoparasite level and overall health are honestly advertised through multiple modalities, yet females assess males based only on their chemical signals, raising questions about redundancy in signals that are not used. Animal communication Parasites Sexual selection Visual Chemical Mate choice...
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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (11): jeb245760.
Published: 13 June 2023
... attributed. Highlighted Article: Under brighter illumination, fewer glow-worm males reach a female-mimicking LED in a Y -maze, taking longer to do so, partly because they retract their head beneath their head-shield for longer. Artificial lighting at night ALAN Mate attraction Mate choice...
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J Exp Biol (2023) 226 (1): jeb244712.
Published: 13 January 2023
... work is properly attributed. Summary: The viscoelastic properties of salmon ovarian fluid support a novel mechanism of post-mating sexual selection in external fertilisers with important implications for understanding the evolution of sexual traits. Cryptic female choice Mate choice Non...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (12): jeb241661.
Published: 18 June 2021
...: Comparison of three components of frog calls (sound, vocal sac size and ripples) showed that integrating across these modalities improved the estimate of the frog's body size. Acoustics Foraging Mate choice Multimodal communication Sexual selection Animals communicate with signals across...
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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (1): jeb233288.
Published: 12 January 2021
... calls and this was not strongly affected by the presence or absence of visual components. The responses in these experiments fail to support the multimodal signal efficacy hypothesis. Instead, the data suggest that audio-visual perception and cognitive processing, related to mate choice decisions...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (20): jeb232421.
Published: 29 October 2020
... of selective phonotaxis in the green treefrog, Hyla cinerea . Anim. Behav.   35 , 1479 - 1489 . 10.1016/S0003-3472(87)80020-9 Gerhardt , H. C. ( 1991 ). Female mate choice in treefrogs: static and dynamic acoustic criteria . Anim. Behav.   42 , 615 - 635 . 10.1016/S0003-3472(05)80245-3...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (19): jeb229146.
Published: 30 September 2020
... et al., 2019 ; Gaston et al., 2013 , 2015 ). Artificial lighting at night (ALAN) Visual ecology Transect Sexual selection Mate attraction Mate choice Summary: Artificial lighting at night (ALAN) impedes female glow worms’ ability to attract males with their glow, implicating...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (6): jeb220707.
Published: 16 March 2020
...Pablo J. Delclos; Santiago A. Forero; Gil G. Rosenthal ABSTRACT Behavior plays a fundamental role in shaping the origin and fate of species. Mating decisions can act to promote or restrict gene flow, as can personality traits that influence dispersal and niche use. Mate choice and personality...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (5): jeb191510.
Published: 8 March 2019
.... Monogamy Social behavior Mate choice Operant conditioning Song bird Birdsong Forming monogamous pairs is important in many social animals for survival and reproductive success. The prairie vole has given clues to some of the neurotransmitter systems that are critical for pair-bond formation...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (12): jeb175240.
Published: 25 June 2018
...Alberto Corral-López; Alexander Kotrschal; Niclas Kolm ABSTRACT Understanding what drives animal decisions is fundamental in evolutionary biology, and mate choice decisions are arguably some of the most important in any individual's life. As cognitive ability can impact decision making, elucidating...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (13): 2297–2300.
Published: 1 July 2014
... as individuals used in the mate choice experiment, was maintained under climate-controlled conditions (25°C, 16 h:8 h light:dark). Fig. 4. Preference of adult males for females that produce unknown webs. Fig. 4. Preference of adult males for females that produce unknown webs. The life cycle of T...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (21): 3996–4004.
Published: 1 November 2013
... 2013 © 2013. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2013 paternal care mate choice male size sound production playback experiments teleost fish Mate choice plays a major role in sexual selection and can influence the genetic structure of a population ( Andersson, 1994...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (7): 1184–1191.
Published: 1 April 2012
... with maximum wavelength sensitivities at 440 and 508 nm. The range of color discrimination of this dichromatic visual system may be limited, however, and it is unclear whether male blue crabs are capable of discriminating the natural variations in claw color that may be important in mate choice. By testing...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (5): 815–820.
Published: 1 March 2011
...Ryan C. Taylor; Barrett A. Klein; Joey Stein; Michael J. Ryan SUMMARY Multimodal signals (acoustic+visual) are known to be used by many anuran amphibians during courtship displays. The relative degree to which each signal component influences female mate choice, however, remains poorly understood...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (17): 2997–3004.
Published: 1 September 2010
... and Hulse, 2000 ) and in mammals (e.g. McComb, 1991 ). Calling activity is also likely to be an important parameter for mate choice in fish because sound duty cycle (the proportion of sound in a stimulus) influences female preference ( McKibben and Bass, 1998 ). Whether females benefit from better brood...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (14): 2447–2459.
Published: 15 July 2001
...Helge Knüttel; Konrad Fiedler SUMMARY We report on the first case in which sequestered secondary plant compounds determine an insect’s external appearance in the ultraviolet spectrum and thereby influence visually mediated mate choice. Larvae of the common blue butterfly Polyommatus icarus...
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