Clutton-Brock, Tim H.; Hodge, Sarah J.; Flower, Tom P. (Thomas Patrick); Spong, Goran F.; Young, Andrew J.(University of Chicago Press, 2010-11)
Attempts to account for observed variation in the degree
of reproductive skew among cooperative breeders have usually assumed
that subordinate breeding has fitness costs to dominant females.
They argue that dominant ...
Hodge, Sarah J.; Manica, Andrea; Flower, Tom P. (Thomas Patrick); Clutton-Brock, Tim H.(Blackwell, 2008)
In cooperative societies with high reproductive skew, selection on females is likely to operate principally through variation in the probability of acquiring dominant status and variation in reproductive success while ...