Browsing by Subject "Aposematism"
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(2014)Background Polytypism in aposematic species is unlikely according to theory, but commonly seen in nature. Ranitomeya imitator is a poison frog species exhibiting polytypic mimicry of three congeneric model species (R. ...
(East Carolina University, 2003-10-28)
(East Carolina University, 2001-05-22)The poison frogs (family Dendrobatidae) are terrestrial anuran amphibians displaying a wide range of coloration and toxicity. These frogs generally have been considered to be aposematic, but relatively little ...
Experimental evidence for predator learning and Müllerian mimicry in Peruvian poison frogs (Ranitomeya, Dendrobatidae) (East Carolina University, 2013)Poison frogs are characterized by bright coloration, striking patterns, and toxicity; they have thus become a classic example of aposematism. Ranitomeya imitator mimics three congeneric model species (R. fantastica, R. ...