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Macroecology of sexual selection in Am Nat

posted Oct 13, 2016, 8:13 PM by Bruno Buzatto   [ updated Oct 13, 2016, 10:25 PM ]
One of my most pleasant collaborations, with Glauco Machado, Rogelio Macías-Ordóñez and Solimary García Hernández, has recently been published in The American Naturalist. It is about a macroecological perspective of sexual selection, proposing an approach for large-scale (global!) variation in mating systems and sexual dimorphism. We used harvestmen (Arachnida: Opiliones) as a proof of concept of the proposed framework, and
it all started with a chapter entitled 'The macroecology of harvestmen mating systems' published in 2014 in the book Sexual Selection: Insights from the Neotropics