In other words, there must be coadaptation of all the parts, otherwise these larger horns would be an incumbrance and useless.
It is obvious that even the problem of coadaptation in sterile animals can thus be satisfactorily explained.
Harmonious adaptation (coadaptation) has here been active in a high degree, and yet these "soldiers" are sterile!
The problem of coadaptation is no easier in the case of the ant than in the case of the Giant Stag.
It is, therefore, of the highest importance to gain a clear insight into the means of modification and coadaptation.
coadaptation co·ad·ap·ta·tion (kō'ād-āp-tā'shən)
The joint correlated changes in two or more interdependent organs.