Joined: June 2007
No, I don't agree that 'no role' is even the issue. We are discussing the relative importance of selection and internal constraints. And I think you know that which is why you refuse to address the question.
One More Time:
Now, where the hell do orthogenetic channels come from? Are they material in origin, or not?
You have misrepresented even your own literary sources to make assertions that natural selection plays no role in coloration. There are two questions here, namely 1) origin of patterning and 2) fixation of patterning in populations.
You routinely jump between questions 1 and 2 either because you are dishonest or because you don't even understand what you are [not] saying. answer the questions.
[stage whisper] me thinks VMartin is Alan Sokal in deep cover.
You're obviously illiterate as hell. Peach, bro.-FtK
Finding something hard to believe based on the evidence, is science.-JoeG
the odds of getting some loathsome taint are low-- Gordon E Mullings Manjack Heights Montserrat
I work on molecular systems with pathway charts and such.-Giggles