THE DESIGN OF A BEAUTIFUL WEAPON: COMPENSATION FOR OPPOSING SEXUAL SELECTION ON A TRAIT WITH TWO FUNCTIONS
Article first published online: 4 JAN 2013
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Volume 67, Issue 4, pages 1181–1188, April 2013
How to Cite
Dennenmoser, S. and Christy, J. H. (2013), THE DESIGN OF A BEAUTIFUL WEAPON: COMPENSATION FOR OPPOSING SEXUAL SELECTION ON A TRAIT WITH TWO FUNCTIONS. Evolution, 67: 1181–1188. doi: 10.1111/evo.12018
- Issue published online: 3 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 4 JAN 2013
- Accepted manuscript online: 26 NOV 2012 04:09PM EST
- Received June 11, 2012 Accepted November 8, 2012 Data Archived: Dryad doi:10.5061/dryad.2m65j
Appendix S1. Morphological measurements of Uca terpsichores and Uca beebei used in this study.
Figure S1. Outer surface of the major claws of male U. terpsichores (left) and U. beebei (right) showing (A, B) the locations of puncture wounds on the claws we collected from males in the field and (C, D) the approximate points of contact of the dactyl tubercle (light circles) and pollex tubercle (dark circles) when fighting males forcefully contracted their interlaced claws (as seen in video recorded fights).
Figure S2. Apodeme area, a measure of closer muscle cross-sectional area (MCA), in relation to claw length of male U. terpsichores (dark circles) and U. beebei (open circles)
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