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Unformatted text preview: 4. Parsitism(+/-) a. Well-adapted parasites b. Often host specific (Greenland Sharks) c. Can manipulate in many ways (Grasshoppers) i.e Toxoplasma less fear d. Parasitoids explodes out of host i. Hyperparasitoids parasitoid of parasitoid ii. Autoparasitoid lay female eggs in different species iii. Polyembrony 1 egg = 1000s different rolls i.e queen & soldiers 5. Difference between Predators parasite etc. a. Predators kill many b. Parasitoid kill one c. Parasite doesnt really kill but rather live in host 6. Mutualism (+/+) i.e Acacia & ants 7. Commensalism(+/ not affected) i.e cows and birds 8. Different types of Species a. Dominant Species (#), Keystone Species (Vital role), Foundation (Beavers) 9. Species Diversity dependant on two factors: Richness & relative abundance...
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- Spring '11
- Population Ecology