Origins of genes sampled from a given deme

Sexes of sampled
Sex of
Probability of parent
of given sex
Female, femaleFemaleEmbedded Image
Male, maleFemaleEmbedded Image
Male, femaleFemaleEmbedded Image
Female, femaleMaleEmbedded Image
Male, maleMaleEmbedded Image
Male, femaleMaleEmbedded Image
  • i indicates the identity of the deme. Embedded Image is the excess over the Poisson expectation (equal to the mean number of progeny per capita of sex s) of the variance of the number of progeny of sex s of parents of sex r.