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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (12): jeb241661.
Published: 18 June 2021
... Associates . Byers , J. , Hebets , E. and Podos , J. ( 2010 ). Female mate choice based upon male motor performance . Anim. Behav. 79 , 771 - 778 . 10.1016/j.anbehav.2010.01.009 Cummings , M. E. , Bernal , X. E. , Reynaga , R. , Rand , A. S. and Ryan , M...
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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
... population survival. Artificial lighting at night (ALAN) Visual ecology Transect Sexual selection Mate attraction Mate choice Evidence is accumulating that insect populations have declined by as much as 80% over recent decades across parts of Europe ( Seibold et al., 2019 ), although...
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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
.... and Adkins-Regan , E. ( 2005 ). Experimental alteration of male song quality and output affects female mate choice and pair bond formation in zebra finches . Anim. Behav.   70 , 785 - 794 . 10.1016/j.anbehav.2005.01.010 Walum , H. and Young , L. J. ( 2018 ). The neural mechanisms...
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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
.... Competing interests The authors declare no competing financial interests. 11 10 2013 26 3 2014 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Tetranychus urticae Inbreeding depression Mate choice Precopulatory guarding Familiarity Webs As inbreeding...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (21): 3996–4004.
Published: 1 November 2013
.... revised the article. COMPETING INTERESTS No competing interests declared. 22 3 2013 15 7 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...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (7): 1127–1130.
Published: 1 April 2013
...Benjamin D. Charlton Summary Experimental studies of mate choice have normally focused on non-mammal animal species, in which female mating preferences are based on clearly defined male traits. Because mammals are invariably larger and behaviourally more complex, they are less suited to this type...
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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
... 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 care, better territories, good genes or just ease of male...
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J Exp Biol (2005) 208 (8): 1453–1458.
Published: 15 April 2005
... the literature has failed to test preference across the full spectral range to which females might be sensitive, limiting analysis to the human-visible wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. We studied the effects that the addition of ultraviolet wavelengths has on the mate-choice preferences of female...
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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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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (14): 2499–2507.
Published: 15 July 2001
...Sarah Hunt; Innes C. Cuthill; Andrew T. D. Bennett; Stuart C. Church; Julian C. Partridge SUMMARY There is growing evidence that ultraviolet (UV) wavelengths play an important role in avian mate choice. One of the first experiments to support this idea showed that female zebra finches ( Taeniopygia...