Research report 2021 - Max Planck Institute for Biological Intelligence (Seewiesen site)
How behavioural diversity is maintained
Forschungsgruppe "Verhaltensgenetik und Evolutionäre Ökologie"
SummaryWithin species diversity in morphology and behaviour is widespread in nature. In ruffs, a substantial amount of this diversity is encoded by variants of a supergene that have different fitness consequences for males and females.