Glossary of "Evolution (4th ed.)" by Futuyma & Kirkpatrick (2017)
- One of several events in the life cycle of many organisms that contributes to the determination of fitness, such as survival to maturity, mating success, and fecundity.
- Futuyma, D. J. & Kirkpatrick, M. 2017. Evolution, 4th ed. -xviii + 602 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.