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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1235150
Description: Predicting the response of endemic species to urbanization has emerged as a fundamental challenge in 21st century conservation biology. The factors that underlie population declines of reptiles are pa ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1063403
Description: Aposematic colouration deters visually oriented predators because conspicuous signals are easier to detect and associate with unpalatability. Consequently, brightly coloured prey that are novel are pr ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1260163
Description: There is considerable evidence that both plant diversity and plant identity can influence the level of predation and predator abundance aboveground. However, how the level of predation in the soil and ... More
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Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: Eavesdropping | Portia | predation | trade-offs | UV
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/362633
Description: Sexually selected ornaments and signals are costly to maintain if they are maladaptive in nonreproductive contexts. The jumping spider Cosmophasis umbratica exhibits distinct sexual dichromatism with ... More
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Authors: Kemp, Darrell J
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/174440
Description: Increased vulnerability to predation while copulating is an often-touted cost of reproduction, but empirical data on such costs are rare. Here, I demonstrate a predation cost to mating in the wild, as ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/160094
Description: This is the first description of the natural history and behaviour of Stenolemus giraffa Wygodzinsky, an emesine assassin bug (Reduviidae; Emesinae) from Australia. Field data from sites in the Northe ... More
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Authors: Díaz, M | Madin, J
Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130517
Description: Coral disease is a growing problem for reef corals and a primary driver of reef degradation. Incidences of coral disease on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) are increasing; however, our understanding of d ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/312488
Description: Trophic cascades triggered by fishing have profound implications for marine ecosystems and the socioeconomic systems that depend on them. With the number of reported cases quickly growing, key feature ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130632
Description: Assassin bugs from the genus Stenolemus (Heteroptera, Reduviidae) are predators of web-building spiders. However, despite their fascinating lifestyle, little is known about how these insects hunt and ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/339020
Description: Very few parasite species are directly predated but most of them inherit the predators of their host. We explored the behavioural response of nematomorph hairworms when their hosts are preyed upon by ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/41643
Description: Animals often evolve complex signals to enhance their detectability by intended receivers. But signals that are more detectable by intended receivers may also be more likely to be intercepted by other ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/21858
Description: Predation is arguably one of the main driving forces of early metazoan evolution, yet the fossil record of predation during the Ediacaran–Early Cambrian transition is relatively poor. Here, we present ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/69517
Description: Consistent differences in human behaviour are often explained with reference to personality traits. Recent evidence suggests that similar traits are widespread across the entire animal kingdom and tha ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/595
Description: Sexual dimorphism is pronounced in Myrmarachne, a large genus of ant-like jumping spiders (Salticidae) and one of the major animal groups in which Batesian mimicry of ants has evolved. Although adult ... More
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