Lec 15 Attractiveness

Individuals should prefer to mate with individuals

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Unformatted text preview: selected for because of its benefits in comba+ng local pathogens, then: 1.  Individuals should prefer to mate with individuals who are gene+cally dissimilar to them at loci that involve immune resistance 2.  Individuals should prefer to mate with individuals who show evidence of immune systems capable of resis+ng local parasites 4 3/6/13 Symmetry provides a cue of immune resistance What is it about symmetry •  Like other vertebrat...
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