Document Detail


Courtship disruption modifies mate choice in a lek-breeding bird.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17796729     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The aggregation of displaying males in lek-breeding birds is often associated with disruption of courtship and mating but effects of this disruption on mate choice have not been shown. In a 4-year study of Rupicola rupicola in Suriname, interference among territorial adult males disrupted 31 percent of all female courtship visits and terminated 32 percent of all matings at a lek where there were an average of 55 territorial males. Disruption in this rain forest species caused females to modify their courtship and mating patterns, and males that used intense and persistent disruption received a disproportionate share of this redirected mate choice.
Authors:
P W Trail
Related Documents :
20831809 - Unlocking the "black box": internal female genitalia in sepsidae (diptera) evolve fast ...
19481379 - Factors influencing conception rates of arab mares in tunisia.
14720309 - Direct selection on male attractiveness and female preference fails to produce a response.
3578659 - The impact of sequential ultra-low volume ground aerosol applications of malathion on t...
20233099 - Physical contests for females in the japanese beetle, popillia japonica.
19015939 - Food scarcity reduces female longevity of neoseiulus californicus (acari: phytoseiidae).
10622419 - Age-associated changes in mitochondrial parameters on peripheral human lymphocytes.
12508699 - Age differences in lineup identification accuracy: people are better with their own age.
12001089 - Age-related pattern of body density and body composition in japanese males and females,...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  227     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1985 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-08     Completed Date:  2010-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  778-80     Citation Subset:  -    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  A Mutant of Arabidopsis Lacking a Chloroplast-Specific Lipid.
Next Document:  Adaptability of the U.S. Industrial Relations System.