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dc.contributor.authorSchlippe Justicia, Lia
dc.contributor.authorMayer, Martin
dc.contributor.authorLorioux-Chevalier, Ugo
dc.contributor.authorDittrich, Carolin
dc.contributor.authorRojas, Bibiana
dc.contributor.authorChouteau, Mathieu
dc.identifier.citationEvolutionary Ecology. 2023, .en_US
dc.description.abstractIntraspecifc variation in body size, both among populations and between sexes, is an important factor infuencing life-history strategies. This variation might be the response to diferent environmental conditions, as well as natural and sexual selection, and can result in diferences in behavior and reproductive strategies among populations. Here, we use the dyeing poison frog (Dendrobates tinctorius) as a model to investigate how interpopulation variation in body size and sexual size dimorphism afects reproductive strategies. As body size increased, sexual size dimorphism also increased, i.e., females were larger than males, and more so in populations with overall larger frogs. This indicates that there is a stronger selection for body size in females than in males, likely as a response to divergent reproductive investment between the sexes. Females from larger-bodied populations pro duced larger clutches, but the overall number of froglets produced per clutch did not difer among populations. We discuss potential causes and mechanisms that might be responsible for the observed divergence in body size, sexual size dimorphism, and reproductive strategies among populations that likely represent local adaptations. Our fndings demonstrate the importance of cross-population studies, cautioning against drawing general conclusions about a species’ ecology without accounting for intraspecifc variation.en_US
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dc.subjectbody sizeen_US
dc.subjectDendrobates tinctoriusen_US
dc.subjectdyeing poison frogen_US
dc.subjectlife historyen_US
dc.subjecttropical ecologyen_US
dc.titleIntraspecific divergence of sexual size dimorphism and reproductive strategies in a polytypic poison frogen_US
dc.typePeer revieweden_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.rights.holder© The Author(s) 2023en_US
dc.subject.nsiVDP::Matematikk og Naturvitenskap: 400::Zoologiske og botaniske fag: 480en_US
dc.source.journalEvolutionary Ecologyen_US

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