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Avoiding AttackThe Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Aposematism, and Mimicry

Avoiding Attack: The Evolutionary Ecology of Crypsis, Aposematism, and Mimicry

Graeme D. Ruxton, William L. Allen, Thomas N. Sherratt, and Michael P. Speed

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780199688678
eISBN:
9780191868498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199688678.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

Avoiding Attack discusses the diversity of mechanisms by which prey avoid predator attacks and explores how such defensive mechanisms have evolved through natural selection. It considers how ... More

Evolution and Selection of Quantitative Traits

Evolution and Selection of Quantitative Traits

Bruce Walsh and Michael Lynch

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830870
eISBN:
9780191868986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830870.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Quantitative traits—be they morphological or physiological characters, aspects of behavior, or genome-level features such as the amount of RNA or protein expression for a specific gene—usually show ... More

Insect BehaviorFrom Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences

Insect Behavior: From Mechanisms to Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences

Alex Córdoba-Aguilar, Daniel González-Tokman, and Isaac González-Santoyo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198797500
eISBN:
9780191838842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797500.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The astonishing diversity of insects is well reflected at their behavioral level. This book summarizes the main behavioral findings and maintreams at different hierarchichal levels of insect behavior ... More

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