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Mimicry, crypsis, masquerade and other adaptive resemblances

Auteur : Donald L J Quicke
Éditeur: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Blackwell, 2017. ©2017
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Quicke, Donald L.J.
Mimicry, crypsis, masquerade and other adaptive resemblances.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Blackwell, 2017
(DLC) 2017033961
Type d’ouvrage: Document, Ressource Internet
Type de document: Ressource Internet, Fichier d'ordinateur
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Donald L J Quicke
ISBN: 9781118931516 1118931513 9781118931523 1118931521
Numéro OCLC: 1000297193
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 557 pages) : color illustrations
Contenu: Machine generated contents note: brief history --
On definitions of 'mimicry' and adaptive resemblance --
concept of 'adaptive resemblance' --
classification of mimicry systems --
Wickler's system --
Vane-Wright's system --
Georges Pasteur (1930-2015) --
Other approaches --
Endler --
Zabka & Tembrock --
Maran --
Mimicry as demonstration of evolution --
Introduction --
Distinguishing crypsis from masquerade --
Crypsis examples --
Countershading --
Experimental tests of concealment by countershading --
Bioluminescent counter-illumination --
Background matching --
Visual sensitivity of predators --
To make a perfect match or compromise --
Colour polymorphism --
Seasonal colour polymorphism --
Butterfly pupal colour polymorphism --
Winter pelage: pelts and plumage --
Melanism --
Industrial melanism --
Fire melanism --
Background selection --
Orientation and positioning --
Transparency --
Reflectance and silvering --
Adaptive colour change --
Caterpillars and food plant colouration --
Daily and medium-paced changes --
Rapid colour change --
Chameleons --
Cephalopod chromatophores and dermal papillae --
Bird eggs and their backgrounds --
Disguising your eyes --
Disruptive and distractive markings --
Edge-intercepting patches --
Distractive markings --
Zebra stripes and tsetse flies --
Stripes and motion dazzle --
more zebras, kraits and tigers --
Computer graphics experiments with human subjects --
Observations on real animals --
Comparative analysis --
Dual signals --
Protective crypsis in non-visual modalities --
Apostatic and antiapostatic selection --
Search images --
Experimental tests of search image --
Gestalt perception --
Effect of cryptic prey variability --
Reflexive selection and aspect diversity --
Searching for cryptic prey --
mathematical models --
Ontogenetic changes and crypsis --
Hiding the evidence --
Petiole clipping by caterpillars --
Exogenous crypsis --
Military camouflage and masquerade --
Introduction --
Classic examples --
Twigs as models --
Leaves (alive or dead) as models --
Bird dropping resemblances --
Spider web stabilimenta --
Tubeworms, etc. --
Experimental tests of survival value of masquerade --
Ontogenetic changes and masquerade --
Thanatosis (death feigning) --
Feign or flee? The trade-offs of thanatosis --
Other aspects of death mimicry --
Seedless seeds and seedless fruit --
Introduction --
Initial evolution of aposematism --
Associations of unpalatable experience with place --
Mathematical models and ideas of warning colouration evolution --
Kin selection models --
Green beard selection --
Family selection models --
Individual selection models --
Spatial models and metapopulations --
Handicap and signal honesty --
Early warnings --
reflex bleeding, vomiting and other noxious secretions --
Longevity of aposematic protected taxa --
Macroevolutionary consequences --
Experimental studies --
Tough aposematic prey and individual selection --
Pyrazine and other early warnings --
Learning and memorability --
Strength of obnoxiousness --
Is the nature of the protective compound important? --
Neophobia and the role of novelty --
Innate responses of predators --
Aposematism and gregariousness --
Phylogenetic analysis of aposematism and gregariousness --
Behaviour of protected aposematic animals --
Of birds and butterflies --
Evolution of sluggishness --
Origins of protective compounds --
Plant-derived toxins --
Cardiac glycosides --
Pyrrolizidine alkaloids --
De novo synthesis of protective compounds --
Obtaining toxins from animal sources --
Costs of chemical defence --
Aposematism with non-chemical defence --
Escape speed and low profitability --
Parasitoids and aposematic insects --
Diversity of aposematic forms --
Egg load assessment --
Proof of aposematism --
Bioluminescence as a warning signal --
Warning sounds --
Warning colouration in mammals --
Weapon advertisement --
Mutualistic aposematism --
Aposematism induced by a parasite --
Aposematic commensalism --
Polymorphism and geographic variation in aposematic species --
Aposematism in plants --
Synergistic selection of unpalatability in plants --
Aposematism in fungi --
Why are some unpalatable organisms aposematic and others not? --
Introduction --
Properties of models, rewards, learning rates and numerical relationships --
Simple models and their limitations --
Muller's original model --
Simple models of Batesian and Mullerian mimicry --
Are Batesian and Mullerian mimicry different? --
information theory model --
Monte-Carlo simulations --
More refined models --
time, learning, forgetting and sampling --
Importance of alternative prey --
Signal detection theory --
Genetic and evolutionary models --
Coevolutionary chases --
Models involving population dynamics --
Neural networks and evolution of Batesian mimicry --
Automimicry in Batesian/Mullerian mimicry --
Predator's dilemma with potentially harmful prey --
Introduction --
Experimental tests of mimetic advantage --
How similar do mimics need to be? --
Is a two-step process necessary? --
Relative abundances of models and mimics in nature --
Sex-limited mimicries and mimetic load --
Mimetic load --
Apostatic selection and Batesian mimicry --
Mullerian mimicry and unequal defence --
Imperfect (satyric) mimicry --
Introduction --
Types of model --
Mimicry of slow flight in butterflies --
Batesian/Mullerian spectrum --
Famous butterflies: ecology, genetics and supergenes --
Heliconius --
Hybrid zones --
Wing pattern genetics --
Modelling polymorphism --
Danaus and Hypolimnas --
Papilio dardanus --
Papilio glaucus --
Papilio memnon --
Supergenes and their origins --
Mimicry between caterpillars --
Some specific types of model among insects --
Wasp (and bee) mimicry --
How to look like a wasp --
Time of appearance of aculeate mimics --
Pseudostings and pseudostinging behaviour --
Wasmannian (or ant) mimicry --
Ant mimicry as defence against predation --
Ant mimicry by spiders --
Spiders that feed on ants --
How to look like an ant or an ant carrying something? --
Myrmecomorphy by caterpillars --
Ant chemical mimicry by parasitoid wasps --
Protective mimicries among vertebrates --
Fish --
Batesian mimicry among fish --
Mullerian mimicry among fish --
Batesian and Mullerian mimicry among terrestrial vertebrates --
coral snake problem --
Emsleyan (or Mertensian) mimicry --
Other snakes, zig-zag markings and head shape --
Mimicry of invertebrates by terrestrial vertebrates --
Inaccurate (satyric) mimics --
Mimicry of model behaviour --
Aide memoire mimicry --
Batesian-Poultonian (predator) mimicry --
Mimicry within predator-prey and host-parasite systems --
Bluff and appearing larger than you are --
Collective mimicry including an aggressive mimicry --
Jamming --
Man as model --
the case of the samurai crab --
Introduction --
Attack deflection devices --
Eyespots --
Experimental tests of importance of eyespot features --
Eyespots in butterflies --
Wing marginal eyespots --
Eyes with sparkles --
Eyespots on caterpillars --
Importance of eyespot conspicuousness --
Eyespots and fish --
Not just an eyespot but a whole head, winking and other enhancements --
Reverse mimicry --
Insects --
Reverse mimicry in flight --
Reverse mimicry in terrestrial vertebrates --
Other deflectors --
Injury feigning in nesting birds --
Tail-shedding (urotomy) in lizards and snakes --
Flash and startle colouration --
Intimidating displays and bizarre mimicries --
Schooling, flocking and predator confusion --
'Social' mimicry in birds and fish --
Alarm call mimicry for protection --
Introduction --
Crypsis as protection in plants --
Leaf mottling and variegation for crypsis --
Mistletoes and lianas --
Fruit masquerade by leaves --
Protective Batesian and Mullerian mimicry in plants --
False indicators of damage or likely future damage --
Conspicuousness of leafmines --
Dark central florets in some Apiaceae --
Mimicry of silk or fungal hyphae --
Insect egg mimics --
Defensive aphid and caterpillar mimicry in plants --
Aphid deterrence by alarm pheromone mimicry --
Ant mimicry in plants --
Of orchids and bees --
Carrion mimicry as defence --
Algae and corals --
Plant galls --
Experimental evidence for plant aposematism and Batesian mimetic potential in plants --
Introduction --
Cryptic versus alluring features --
Crypsis and masquerade by predators --
Stealth --
Shadowing --
Seasonal polymorphisms in predators --
Why seabirds are black and white (and grey) --
Chemical crypsis by a predatory fish --
Alluring mimicries --
Flower mimicry --
Rain mimicry --
Physical lures --
Angling fish --
Caudal (and tongue) lures in reptiles --
Caudal lure in a dragonfly --
Death feigning as a lure --
Other prey and food mimicry --
case of the German cockroach --
Wolves in sheeps' clothing --
Vulture-like hawks --
Cleaner fish and their mimics --
Mingling with an innocuous crowd --
Duping by mimicry of competitors --
Seeming to be conspecific --
Getting close --
Appearing to be a potential mate --
Pheromone lures --
Mimicking danger as a flushing device --
Human use of aggressive mimicry --
Cuckoldry, inquilines and brood parasitism --
Cuckoldry in birds --
Gentes and 'cuckoo' eggs --
Cues for egg rejection --
Mimicry by chicks --
genetic and substantive differences --
Cuckoo chick appearance --
Begging calls --
Cuckoo and host coevolution --
Mimicry between adult cuckoos and their hosts --
Hawk mimicry by adult cuckoos --
Mimicry of harmless birds by adult cuckoos. Note continued: Brood parasitism and inquilinism in social insects --
Cuckoo bees and cuckoo wasps --
Kleptoparasites of bees --
Myrmecophily --
Acquired chemical mimicry in social parasites and inquilines --
Brood-parasitic and slave-making ants --
Chemical mimicry and ant and termite inquilines --
brood-parasitic aphid --
Ants and aphid trophallaxis --
Aphidiine parasitoids of ant-attended aphids --
Does aggressive mimicry occur in plants? --
Introduction --
Mimicking the opposite sex --
Female mimicry by males --
Avoiding aggression from competing males --
Mate guarding through distracting other males --
Androchromatism and male mimicry by females --
Egg dummies on fish --
Food dummies and sex --
Mimicry by sperm-dependent all-female lineages --
Female genital mimicry in a female --
Energy-saving cheating for sex --
Behavioural deceptions in higher vertebrates --
Polygynous birds --
Deceptive use of alarm calls and paternity protection --
Female-female mounting behaviour in mammals and birds --
Mimicry in humans --
Make-up, clothes and silicone --
Cryptic oestrus in humans --
Flirting in humans --
Introduction --
Pollinator deception --
Pollinator sex pheromone mimicry --
Food deception --
Specific floral mimicry --
Generalised floral mimicry --
Mimicry of a fungus-infected plant --
Brood-site/oviposition-site deception --
Shelter mimicry --
Flower similarity over time --
Flower automimicry --
intraspecific food deception (bakerian mimicry) --
Mathematical modelling of sexual deception by plants --
Pollinator guild syndromes --
Bird-pollinated systems --
Introduction --
Remaining looking young --
Delayed plumage maturation --
Interspecific social dominance mimicry --
Bird song and alarm call mimicry --
deceptive acquisition of resources --
Wicklerian mimicry --
mimicry of opposite sex to reduce aggression --
Female resemblance in male primates --
Social appeasement by female mimicry in an insect --
Hyperfemininity in prereproductive adolescent primates --
Mimicry of male genitalia by females --
case of the spotted hyaena --
Mimicry of male genitalia in other mammals --
Phallic mimicry by males --
Appetitive (foraging) mimicry --
Appetitive mimicry and deceptive use of alarm calls --
Beau Geste and seeming to be more than you are --
Appearing older than you are --
Weapon automimicry --
Introduction --
Fruit and seed dispersal by birds --
Warningly coloured fruit --
Fruit mimicry by seeds --
Seed dispersal by humans, arable weeds and Vavilovian mimicry --
Seed elaiosomes and their insect mimics --
Mimicry by parasites to facilitate host finding --
trematode and the snail --
trematode and the fish --
Pocketbook clams and fish --
'Termite balls' --
Pseudoflowers, pseudo-anthers and pseudo-pollen --
Truffles --
Mimicry of dead flesh by fungi and mosses --
Deception of dung beetles by fruit --
Introduction --
Macro-animal systems --
Anemone fish --
Parasitic helminthes --
Platyhelminthes (Trematoda) --
Tapeworms (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda) --
Parasitic nematodes --
Parasitoid wasp eggs --
Pathogenic fungi --
Protista --
Chagas' disease --
Microbial systems --
Bacterial chemical mimicry and autoimmune responses --
Helicobacter pylori --
Campylobacter jejuni --
Mimicry by plant-pathogenic bacteria --
Viruses --
Plants --
Sugar, toxin and satiation mimicry --
Phytoecdysteroids --
plant chemicals that mimic insect moulting hormone --
Plant oestrogens --
Responsabilité: Donald L.J. Quicke.


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