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The evolution of primary sexual characters in animals / edited by Janet L. Leonard, Alex Córdoba-Aguilar
Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QL876 .E96 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Generative organs -- Evolution
Sexual selection in animals
Physical Description ix, 537 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Celebrating and understanding reproductive diversity / Janet L. Leonard -- General considerations: The distinction between primary and secondary sexual characters / Michael T. Ghiselin. The evolution of sexes, anisogamy, and sexual systems : natural vs. sexual selection / Janet L. Leonard. Rapid divergent evolution of genitalia : theory and data updated / William G. Eberhard. Killing time : a mechanism of sexual conflict and sexual selection / Patricia Adair Gowaty and Stephen P. Hubbell -- Primary sexual characters in selected taxa: Gamete release and spawning behavior in broadcast spawning marine invertebrates / Katie E. Lotterhos and Don R. Levitan. Prosobranchs with internal fertilization / Alan N. Hodgson. Opisthobranchs / Ángel Valdés, Terrence M. Gosliner, and Michael T. Ghiselin. Basommatophoran gastropods / Philippe Jarne ... [et al.]. Stylommatophoran gastropods / Bruno Baur. An ancient indirect sex model : single and mixed patterns in the evolution of scorpion genitalia / Alfredo V. Peretti. Spider genitalia : precise maneuvers with a numb structure in a complex lock / William G. Eberhard and Bernhard A. Huber. Genitalic evolution in Opiliones / Rogelio Macías-Ordóñez ... [et al.]. The evolution of male and female internal reproductive organs in insects / Nina Wedell and David J. Hosken. Selective forces propelling genitalic evolution in Odonata / Adolfo Cordero Rivera and Alex Córdoba-Aguilar. Postcopulatory sexual selection in the Coleoptera : mechanisms and consequences / Paul Eady. Fertilization mode, sperm competition, and cryptic female choice shape primary sexual characters in fish / Michael Taborsky and Francis C. Neat. Evolution of primary sexual characters in amphibians / Lynne D. Houck and Paul A. Verrell. Evolution of primary sexual characters in reptiles / Tobias Uller, Devi Stuart-Fox, and Mats Olsson. Sexual conflict and the intromittent organs of male birds / Robert Montgomerie. Genitalic traits of mammals : systematics and variation / Edward H. Miller. The evolution of primary sexual characters in animals : a summary / Alex Córdoba-Aguilar
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Alternate Author Leonard, Janet L. (Janet Louise), 1953-
Córdoba-Aguilar, Alex

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