Overview

epigamic


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Zoology and Animal Sciences

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Character of an animal that serves to attract or stimulate members of the opposite sex during courtship. Examples are the distinctive coloration of some male birds and fish, the colourful crest of the male crested newt, and the song of birds. Such characters may also have other functions such as discouraging potential competitors for mates or food resources.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.