Intersexual Interactions in Heterogeneous Regimes: Potential Effects of Antagonistic Coevolution in Primate Groups

Part of the Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects book series (DIPR)


If individuals differ genetically and in their initial investments in reproduction, genetic conflicts of interest may favor responses (e.g., male coercion of females; cryptic female choice) to optimize an individual’s tradeoff of costs and benefits (to genotype and/or phenotype) relative to given abiotic or biotic (including social) conditions.


Sexual Selection Japanese Macaque Multiple Mating Homosexual Behavior Female Dominance 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fayetteville State UniversityFayetteville
  2. 2.Theoretical Primatology ProjectFayetteville
  3. 3.Community Conservation, Inc.Gays Mills

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