epigamic character

epigamic character

any secondary sexual character brought into existence by hormone action and used in courtship display.
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The presence of a suit of novel epigamic characters in male T.
The courtship display in Triturus involves several sensory modalities: visual, tactile, and chemosensory (Halliday 1990) The striking differences in morphological epigamic characters between males of T.