Male quality, signal reliability and female choice: assessing the expectations of inter-sexual selection
Article first published online: 16 MAY 2012
© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Evolutionary Biology © 2012 European Society For Evolutionary Biology
Journal of Evolutionary Biology
Volume 25, Issue 8, pages 1513–1520, August 2012
How to Cite
McLEAN, M. J., BISHOP, P. J. and NAKAGAWA, S. (2012), Male quality, signal reliability and female choice: assessing the expectations of inter-sexual selection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 25: 1513–1520. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02533.x
- Issue published online: 16 JUL 2012
- Article first published online: 16 MAY 2012
- Received 5 July 2011; revised 6 April 2012; accepted 10 April 2012
Data S1 Supplementary methods and results.
Table S1 Posterior means (percentage) of the estimates of heterogeneity resulting from non-phylogenetic effects (i.e. residual) and from phylogeny for each of our meta-analytic models, when species was not included as a random factor in the analysis.
Table S2 All species and studies used in our analyses, along with associated sample sizes, effect sizes (converted to Pearson’s correlation coefficient, r), and the references of the original publications.
Table S3 Meta analytic models of the frequency-size (FS), preference-frequency (PF) and size-preference (SP) data sets.
Figure S1 The topology of the phylogenetic tree used in the frequency-size analysis.
Figure S2 The topology of the phylogenetic tree used in the preference-frequency analysis.
Figure S3 The topology of the phylogenetic tree used in the size-preference analysis.
Figure S4 Funnel plots of each data set, illustrating the variation in effect sizes (correlation coefficient, r) as a function of sample size.
Figure S5 Weighted mean effect sizes (meta-analytic means), and associated 95% confidence intervals, CIs (or credible intervals), calculated using only studies that had effect size estimates for more than one relationship, along with the overall results from the complete analysis for comparison.
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