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- Srygley, R. B.
- Integrative and Comparative Biology 2016 v.56 no.2 pp. 268-277
- Anabrus simplex; Beauveria bassiana; Metarhizium; adipokinetic hormone; adults; antibacterial properties; cannibalism; carbohydrates; disease transmission; entomopathogenic bacteria; entomopathogenic fungi; high protein diet; hormonal regulation; immunity; lipids; locomotion; locusts; migratory behavior; monophenol monooxygenase; mycoses; risk; risk reduction; starvation
- ... The need for resources is a major driver of animal migration and yet migration itself is energetically demanding. Mormon crickets and nymphal locusts readily engage in cannibalistic attacks that result in aligned, coordinated movement of individuals in massive bands that march daily for weeks at a time. Coordinated movement reduces contact frequency, which not only reduces cannibalism but the risk ...