Megan L Head

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc The indirect benefits of mating with attractive males outweigh the direct costs
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS Biol 3:e33. 2005
  2. pmc Genetic association between male attractiveness and female differential allocation
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Biol Lett 2:341-4. 2006
  3. pmc Sexual display and mate choice in an energetically costly environment
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e15279. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Operational sex ratio and density do not affect directional selection on male sexual ornaments and behavior
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Evolution 62:135-44. 2008

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc The indirect benefits of mating with attractive males outweigh the direct costs
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS Biol 3:e33. 2005
    ..They also reveal the value of estimating the net fitness consequences of a mating strategy by including measures of offspring quality in estimates of fitness...
  2. pmc Genetic association between male attractiveness and female differential allocation
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Biol Lett 2:341-4. 2006
    ..Sexual selection is thus likely to be stronger than predicted by pre-copulatory choice alone...
  3. pmc Sexual display and mate choice in an energetically costly environment
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e15279. 2010
    ..The results of our study underscore the importance of considering the simultaneous effects of environmental costs on the sexual behaviors of both sexes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Operational sex ratio and density do not affect directional selection on male sexual ornaments and behavior
    Megan L Head
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Australia
    Evolution 62:135-44. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that differences in either OSR or density (independent of the number of males present) are unlikely to alter directional evolutionary change in male sexual traits...