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- Reichert, Michael S.; Gerhardt, H. Carl
- Behavioral ecology and sociobiology 2013 v.67 no.5 pp. 795-804
- Hyla versicolor; amphibians; animal communication; females; males; motivation
- ... As animal contests escalate, variation in the performance of aggressive signaling behaviors can give important insights into contest dynamics. In anuran amphibians, males of numerous species utilize distinctive aggressive vocalizations during disputes over calling spaces. Little is known, however, about the causes and consequences of variation in aggressive-call characteristics. We analyzed record ...