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Signals in the animal world,

Author: Dietrich Burkhardt; Wolfgang Schleidt; Helmut Altner
Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill [1968, ©1967]
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burkhardt, Dietrich.
Signals in the animal world.
New York, McGraw-Hill [1968, ©1967]
(OCoLC)598678760
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dietrich Burkhardt; Wolfgang Schleidt; Helmut Altner
OCLC Number: 712651
Notes: Translation of Signale in der Tierwelt.
Description: 150 pages illustrations (some color) 29 cm
Contents: How the eye controls an insect's movement / Dietrich Burkhardt --
Light-eyes and radiant heat-eyes / Dietrich Burkhardt --
Data processing in vision / Dietrich Burkhardt --
The ear as a signal receiver / Wolfgang Schleidt --
Owls : acoustic location / Dietrich Burkhardt --
Gravity orientation under water / Hermann Schöne --
Location by the nose / Helmut Altner --
Insect antennae / Dietrich Burkhardt --
The nerve as an electro-chemical conduction path / Dietrich Burkhardt --
Motor neurons / Dietrich Burkhardt --
The control circuit in aimed movement / Gernot Wendler --
Messenger substances in the organism : hormones / Helmut Altner --
From the third eye to a hormone gland : the pineal body / Helmut Altner --
How does a bee see colour? / Karl Daumer --
Flower colours as signals for insects and birds / Dietrich Burkhardt --
Orchids and mimicry / Wolfgang Wickler --
Echo location at night / Dietrich Burkhardt --
Electric location by fishes / Arthur A. Myrberg, Jr. --
How the salmon migrates / Helmut Altner --
The compass and the 'internal clock' of migrant birds / Klaus Hoffmann --
The language of bees / Maximilian Renner --
What signals will catch a male? / Maximilian Renner --
Grasshoppers' songs / Werner Jacobs --
How is a signal flag rolled up? / Dietrich Burkhardt and Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt --
Colour signals as a dynamic means of demarcating territory / Helmut Albrecht --
Friendly signals between fishes / Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt --
Noises under water / Arthur A. Myrberg, Jr. --
Luminous animals / Friedrich Schaller --
Turkey signals / Wolfgang Schleidt --
SIgnals and language as a basis for social behaviour / Dietrich Burkhardt --
Acoustic demarcation of territory / Johann Schwartzkopff --
Odour signals as a means of demarcating territory / Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt.
Other Titles: Signale in der Tierwelt.
Responsibility: by Dietrich Burkhardt, Wolfgang Schleidt [and] Helmut Altner, with the collaboration of Helmut Albrecht [and others] Translated by Kenneth Morgan.

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