How Insects Communicate

Author: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
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Discusses the variety of ways used by insects to communicate. Includes butterflies, ants, bees, termites, and many others.


Author: David B. Rivers
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421421712
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The waggle dance of the honeybee Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) is
used to visually communicate infor- mation about where food is located. ... Insects
can only communicate using mechanisms they have the capacity to perform.

Studying Vibrational Communication

Author: Reginald B. Cocroft
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3662436078
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However, they could not know much about the details of sound production or
reception and did not care how insects communicated among themselves. Only
with the invention of the microscope and development of natural sciences in the ...

Insects And Wildlife

Author: Dr John Capinera
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444357840
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Only arthropods and vertebrate animals are able to communicate using sound.
About ten orders of insects display acoustic communication. Sound dissipates,
and is distorted and reflected as it travels. The loss of sound energy is called ...

Insects And Spiders Of The World

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761473374
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Insects tend to be more colorful nearer the tropics. SEE ALSO Anatomy and
physiology Bee fly Communication Defense Moth and butterfly Stick and leaf
insect Wasp ▻ The contrasting yellow and black colors of this wasp beetle warn

Encyclopedia Of Insects

Author: Vincent H. Resh
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080920900
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For the majority of insects, acoustic communication functions primarily in
reproductive behavior and predator avoidance, but may also be used for
detecting prey or host species (parasitic flies, wasps; predatory water striders, ant
lions) or ...

Tuning In To Nature

Author: Philip S. Callahan
Publisher: Acres USA
ISBN: 9780911311693
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In Tuning in to Nature, he tells the story of a twenty-year pioneering adventure in which he succeeded in unraveling the mysteries of insect infrared communications and navigational systems.

Encyclopedia Of Evolution

Author: Stanley A. Rice
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438110057
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Wilson's studies of ants created breakthroughs of understanding in how insects
communicate. He and collaborators worked out the principles of how insects
communicate by chemicals. Subsequently, many researchers have found
examples ...

Orientation And Communication In Arthropods

Author: Miriam Lehrer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783764356934
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Airborne and substrate-borne sounds play a crucial role in intraspecific
communication in many social insect species, and often also in interspecific
information transfer. Acoustical signals are involved in a variety of social
interactions and ...

The Chemistry Of Plants And Insects

Author: Margareta Séquin
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 1782624481
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This book explains the natural chemical compounds that determine the fascinating interactions between plants and insects providing a gentle and absorbing introduction to organic chemistry.