Show simple item record Trillo, Paula A. Benson, Christopher S. Caldwell, Michael S. Lam, Tiffany L. Pickering, Oliver H. Logue, David M. 2020-03-25T16:17:39Z 2020-03-25T16:17:39Z 2019
dc.identifier.citation Trillo, P. A., Benson, C. S., Caldwell, M. S., Lam, T. L., Pickering, O. H., & Logue, D. M. (2019). The influence of signaling conspecific and heterospecific neighbors on eavesdropper pressure. Frontiers in Evolution and Ecology, 7, 292. doi: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00292 en_US
dc.description Sherpa Romeo green journal. Open access article. Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) applies. en_US
dc.description.abstract The study of tradeoffs between the attraction of mates and the attraction of eavesdropping predators and parasites has generally focused on a single species of prey, signaling in isolation. In nature, however, animals often signal from mixed-species aggregations, where interactions with heterospecific group members may be an important mechanism modulating tradeoffs between sexual and natural selection, and thus driving signal evolution. Although studies have shown that conspecific signalers can influence eavesdropper pressure on mating signals, the effects of signaling heterospecifics on eavesdropper pressure, and on the balance between natural and sexual selection, are likely to be different. Here, we review the role of neighboring signalers in mediating changes in eavesdropper pressure, and present a simple model that explores how selection imposed by eavesdropping enemies varies as a function of a signaling aggregation’s species composition, the attractiveness of aggregation members to eavesdroppers, and the eavesdroppers’ preferences for different member types. This approach can be used to model mixed-species signaling aggregations, as well as same-species aggregations, including those with non-signaling individuals, such as satellites or females. We discuss the implications of our model for the evolution of signal structure, signaling behavior, mixed-species aggregations, and community dynamics. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Frontiers Research Foundation en_US
dc.subject Mixed-species aggregations en_US
dc.subject Eavesdroppers en_US
dc.subject Mating signals en_US
dc.subject Collateral damage en_US
dc.subject Heterospecific neighbors en_US
dc.subject Predation en_US
dc.subject Parasitism en_US
dc.title The influence of signaling conspecific and heterospecific neighbors on eavesdropper pressure en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.publisher.faculty Arts and Science en_US
dc.publisher.department Department of Psychology en_US
dc.description.peer-review Yes en_US
dc.publisher.institution Gettysburg College en_US
dc.publisher.institution Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute en_US
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en_US
dc.publisher.institution University of Puerto Rico en_US

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