Darwin’s finches choose parent lookalikes as mates

Spurgin, Lewis G. and Chapman, Tracey (2018) Darwin’s finches choose parent lookalikes as mates. Nature, 564 (7735). pp. 196-197. ISSN 0028-0836

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A preference for mating with similar individuals can have a key role in speciation. Research on Darwin’s finches suggests that individuals might use the likeness of their parents as a guide for choosing mates.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: animal behaviour,evolution,general ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1000
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation
Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Organisms and the Environment
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Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2019 11:47
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2023 00:27
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/70513
DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07494-8

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