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Louisiana State University
Biological Sciences
BIOL 3040

Chapter Learning ObjectivesChapter 17 Sexual Selection171 Overview of Sexual SelectionDescribe sexual selection and explain how it differs from natural selectionoSexual selectionDepends on the advantage which certain individuals have over other individuals of the same sex and species in exclusive relation to reproductionoSelection within mating vs survival natural selectionSummarize the four different types of mating systemsoMonogamy one male and one femaleoPolygamyPolygyny one male and more than one femalePolyandry more than one male and one femalePolygynandry more than one male and more than one femaleDescribe and compare intersexual selection and intrasexual selectionoIntersexual selection individuals of one sex select among individuals of the other sex as matesoIntrasexual selection members of one sex most often males compete with each other for mating access to the other sexExplain the different selective processes operating on males and females and why females should be more discrimi
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