Show simple item record Neelon, Daniel Rodriguez, Rafael Hoebel, Gerlinde
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.coverage.spatial Southeast Texas 2019-02-08T20:00:16Z 2019-02-08T20:00:16Z 2019-02-08
dc.identifier doi:10.5061/dryad.5r6t1mh
dc.identifier.citation Neelon DP, Rodríguez RL, Höbel G (2019) On the architecture of mate choice decisions: preference functions and choosiness are distinct traits. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286(1897): 20182830.
dc.description Mate choice is an important cause of sexual selection; it can drive the evolution of extravagant ornaments and displays, and promote speciation through the reproductive isolation generated by rapid divergence of sexual traits. Understanding mate choice requires knowledge of the traits involved in generating mating preferences, and how those traits may interact with each other. It has been proposed that mate choice decisions are the outcome of two components that vary independently: the preference function (the ranking of the attractiveness of prospective mates) and choosiness (the effort invested in mate assessment). Here we test this hypothesis by examine individual variation in female preference functions and choosiness in Green Treefrogs (Hyla cinerea). We show that measures describing preference functions and choosiness are not correlated. We also show that both components are influenced differently by variation in female body size, and that preference function shape (closed and preferring intermediate values or open-ended and preferring extremes) has a strong influence on this relationship: function traits are positively correlated with body size only for individuals with closed functions, while choosiness is positively correlated with body size for individuals with open functions, but negatively for those with closed functions.
dc.relation.haspart doi:10.5061/dryad.5r6t1mh/1
dc.relation.isreferencedby doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.2830
dc.subject Preference function
dc.subject Choosiness
dc.subject Sexual selection
dc.subject Mate choice
dc.subject treefrog
dc.title Data from: On the architecture of mate choice decisions: preference functions and choosiness are distinct traits
dc.type Article
dwc.ScientificName Hyla cinerea
dc.contributor.correspondingAuthor Daniel Neelon
prism.publicationName Proceedings of the Royal Society B
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