Mimicry, and Other Protective Resemblances Among Animals

mimicry-and-other-protective-resemblances-among-animals Author Alfred Russel Wallace
File size 18192KB
Year 1867
Pages 66
Language English
File format PDF
Category Science

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Mimicry, and Other Protective Resemblances Among Animals is a book by British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace. Chapters include: Importance of the Principle of Utility; Popular Theories of Colour in Animals; Importance of Concealment as Influencing Colour; Special Modifications of Colour; Theory of Protective Colouring; Objection that Colour, as being dangerous, should not exist in Nature; Mimicry; Mimicry among Lepidoptera; Lepidoptera mimicking other Insects; Mimicry among Beetles; Beetles mimicking other Insects; Insects mimicking Species of other Orders; Cases of Mimicry among the Vertebrata; Mimicry among Snakes; Mimicry among Birds; Mimicry among Mammals; and more.


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