Ch. 54, 53 study guide - Knowledge goals: Define an...

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STUDY GUIDE Campbell 7th and 8th editions BIO 311D CHINNERY CHAPTER 54 8th edition Important figures: 54.2, 54.3, 54.5, 54.11, 54.12, 54.13, 54.15, 54.16 CHAPTER 53 7th edition Important figures: 53.2, 53.3, 53.7, 53.9, 53.10, 53.11, 53.12, 53.13, 53.14, 53.16, 53.17. Important terms: community, interspecific interactions, competition, competitive exclusion, ecological niche, predation, adaptations, cryptic coloring, aposematic coloring, Batesian mimicry, Mullarian mimicry, herbivory, parasitism, mutualism, species diversity, species richness, relative abundance, dominant species, keystone species, trophic structure, food chain, food web.
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Unformatted text preview: Knowledge goals: Define an ecological community. List some of the interspecific interactions discussed during this lecture. Explain why two species with the same food requirements usually cannot coexist in the same habitat (competitive exclusion principal) and provide one example. What are some predator adaptations? What are some prey adaptations? Why are we interested in mutualisms? What is a keystone species? Be able to recognize the interactions in a food chain or web. Draw a food web. Why is it important to understand food webs and chains? What happens when humans disrupt them? What is so bad about invasive species?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2010 for the course BIOL 50755 taught by Professor Allgeier during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas-Tyler.

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