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- Steffen, John E.; Guyer, Craig C.
- Biological journal of the Linnean Society 2014 v.111 no.3 pp. 646-655
- color; females; lizards; males
- ... Many animals display visual signals in male contests for access to females and territories. These visual signals can be multimodal and stimulate different aspects of a signal receiver's visual system. Over two summers, we tested whether aspects of behaviour and dewlap colour might function as signals that predict contest success when males compete for access to either mates or territories in male ...
- Lev‐Yadun, Simcha
- Biological journal of the Linnean Society 2014 v.111 no.3 pp. 692-697
- color; herbivores; leaves; plant organs
- ... The very conspicuous dazzle coloration invented for naval defence during World War I was used in pre‐radar days to mislead attackers of naval units about vessel size, type, speed, and direction. Among several potential types of defences, it is proposed that zebra‐like white leaf variegation may defend leaves and other plant organs from herbivory as a result of dazzle effects. Two different dazzle ...