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Mimicry, Crypsis, Masquerade and other Adaptive Resemblances

Mimicry, Crypsis, Masquerade and other Adaptive Resemblances

Donald L. J. Quicke

ISBN: 978-1-118-93152-3

Aug 2017, Wiley-Blackwell

576 pages

$76.99

Description

Deals with all aspects of adaptive resemblance

  • Full colour
  • Covers everything from classic examples of Batesian, Mullerian, aggressive and sexual mimicries through to human behavioural and microbial molecular deceptions
  • Highlights areas where additonal work or specific exeprimentation could be fruitful
  • Includes, animals, plants, micro-organisms and humans

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Preface

Acknowledgements

1 INTRODUCTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MIMICRY SYSTEMS

2 CAMOUFLAGE: CRYPSIS AND DISRUPTIVE COLOURATION IN ANIMALS

3 CAMOUFLAGE: MASQUERADE

4 APOSEMATISM AND ITS EVOLUTION

5 ANTI-PREDATOR MIMICRY. I. MATHEMATICAL MODELS

6 ANTI-PREDATOR MIMICRY. II. EXPERIMENTAL TESTS

7 ANTI-PREDATOR MIMICRY. III. BATESIAN AND MULLERIAN EXAMPLES

8 ANTI-PREDATOR MIMICRY. ATTACK DEFLECTION, SCHOOLING, ETC.

9 ANTI-HERBIVORY DECEPTIONS

10 AGGRESSIVE DECEPTIONS

11 SEXUAL MIMICRIES IN ANIMALS (INCLUDING HUMANS)

12 REPRODUCTIVE MIMICRIES IN PLANTS

13 INTRA- AND INTERSPECIFIC COOPERATION, COMPETITION AND HIERARCHIES

14 ADAPTIVE RESEMBLANCES AND DISPERSAL: SEEDS, SPORES AND EGGS

15 MOLECULAR MIMICRY: PARASITES, PATHOGENS AND PLANTS

Extended glossary

References

Author index

General index

Taxonomic index