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Sexual Dimorphism and Trophic Trait Evolution in the Carolina Bay Fundulus Complex
(East Carolina University, 2017-01-05)
Convergent evolution in similar environments is widely held to provide some of the strongest evidence for natural selection's role in evolution, and convergent or parallel evolution of reproductive isolation, best studied ...
The Effect of Diet on Venom Gene Expression in Tetragnatha versicolor
(East Carolina University, 2017-12-01)
Tetragnatha versicolor is an orb weaving spider that can be found throughout North America from Alaska to Nicaragua. This along with the fact the T. versicolor is a habitat generalist means that the species encounters a ...
Gene Expression and the Evolution of Reduced Sexual Dimorphism in a Threespine Stickleback Color Trait
(East Carolina University, 2017-01-03)
Elucidating the processes and mechanisms responsible for sexual dimorphism has been a central task for evolutionary biologists since Darwin first proposed the concept of sexual selection. However, our understanding of the ...