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Ch.40 (2) - Ch. 40 Warning Coloration Bright coloration...

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Ch. 40 Warning Coloration Bright coloration that warns predators that the potential prey is distasteful, poisonous, or otherwise dangerous Cape May Warblers feed at the top of spruce trees, while Myrtle warblers feed at the lower regions of spruce trees. This is an example of resource partitioning . The blue-ringed octopus looks like this when disturbed and has extremely toxic venom that is released in its saliva when it bites. How would you classify its appearance? Warning coloration Warning Mimicry Some animals gain protection by resembling other dangerous animals that display warning coloration Startle Coloration Mimics eyes to look like larger, dangerous animals Symbiosis Symbiosis: close interaction between organisms of different species for an extended time o Parasitism – one benefits, other is harmed e.g., worms, arthropods, bacteria o Commensalism – one benefits , other is neither harmed nor benefited e.g., Barnacle/whale, birds/trees o Mutualism – relationship benefits both species e.g., Ruminants, Mycorrhizal fungi, Lichens, Corals Egrets can often be seen following cattle through a field. As the cattle disturb insects in the grass,
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2012 for the course BIOL 1001 taught by Professor Minor during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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Ch.40 (2) - Ch. 40 Warning Coloration Bright coloration...

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