John H. Christy


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Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute,
Attn: John H. Christy
Washington DC 20521-9100

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Education and Degrees

B.A., Lewis and Clark College, 1970.
Ph.D., Cornell University, 1980.

Selected Bibliography

Dennenmoser, S. and J. H. Christy. 2012. The design of a beautiful weapon: compensation for opposing sexual selection on a trait with two functions. Evolution 67:1181-1188

Christy, J. H., P. R. Y. Backwell, S. Goshima and T. Kreuter. 2002. Sexual selection for structure building by courting male fiddler crabs: an experimental study of behavioral mechanisms. Behav. Ecol. 13:366-374

Christy, J. H. 1995. Mimicry, mate choice and the sensory trap hypothesis. Am. Nat. 146:171-181.

Christy, J. H. and M. Salmon. 1984. Ecology and evolution of mating systems of fiddler crabs (genus Uca). Biol. Rev. 59:483-509.

Christy, J. H. 1978. Adaptive significance of reproductive cycles in the fiddler crab Uca pugilator: a hypothesis. Science 199:453-455.