Can sexual selection drive female life histories? A comparative study on Galliform birds
Stein, R. W.
Mooers, A. O.
Verspoor, J. J.
Cunningham, E. J. A.
body size | clutch size | DISCRETE | egg size | mating system | sexual size dimorphism | supertree phylogeny | trade-off
<p>Sexual selection has been identified as a major evolutionary force shaping male life history traits but its impact on female life history evolution is less clear. Here we examine the impact of sexual selection on three key female traits (body size, egg size and clutc...