sexual dimorphism

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sexual dimorphism

n
(Biology) biology differences in appearance between the males and females of a species
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2012: Sexual dichromatism in frogs: natural selection, sexual selection and unexpected diversity.
Such a well-defined and striking ephemeral sexual dichromatism has not been previously reported in Apogonidae.
Sexual dichromatism and the immunocompetence handicap: an observational approach using Arctic charr.
A phylogenetic perspective on the evolution of sexual dichromatism in Tanangers (Traupidae): the role of female versus male plumage.
Molecular phylogenetics and evolution of sexual dichromatism among populations of the Yarrow's spiny lizard (Sceloporus jarrovii).
giantism and dwarfism, elongated and shortened bills, feathered tarsi, supernumerary tail feathers, hypertrophied nose and eye ceres, frontal and occipital crests, colors of irises and orbital rings, sexual dichromatism as well as various plumage patterns.
Males and females were initially distinguished by sexual dichromatism as described in Allen et al.
Sexual dichromatism in the yellow-breasted chat lcteria virens: spectrophotometric analysis and biochemical basis.
Geographic variation in sexual dichromatism of Crotaphytus collaris.
ABSTRACT: Experimental manipulations of plumage coloration in captive house finches resulted in changes in their dominance interactions that support the hypothesis that sexual dichromatism in this species functions as a simple releaser signal.