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The evolution of parental care and egg size: a comparative analysis in frogs
(East Carolina University, 2006-03-22)
The evolution of parental care and egg size has attracted considerable attention and theoretical debate. Several different hypotheses have been proposed concerning the trajectories of parental care and egg size evolution ...
Tactical reproductive parasitism via larval cannibalism in Peruvian poison frogs
(East Carolina University, 2009-04-23)
We report an unusual example of reproductive parasitism in amphibians. Dendrobates variabi- lis, an Amazonian poison frog, oviposits at the surface of the water in small pools in plants and deposits tadpoles within the ...