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Tiger moths and woolly bears : behavior, ecology, and evolution of the Arctiidae

Author: William E Conner
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William E Conner
ISBN: 9780195327373 0195327373
OCLC Number: 271771731
Description: pages cm
Contents: Foreword ; Preface and Acknowledgments ; List of Contributions ; 1. Uthetheisa ornatrix, the Ornate Arctiid ; 2. Evolution and Taxonomic Confusion in Arctiidae ; 3. The Immature Stages: Structure, Function, Behavior, and Ecology ; 4. Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids: The Successful Adoption of a Plant Chemical Defense ; 5. Chemical Defense in Woolly Bears: Sequestration and Efficacy against Predators and Parasitoids ; 6. Specialized Generalists: Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology of Polyphagous Woolly Bear Caterpillars ; 7. Adaptive Coloration and Mimicry ; 8. The Scent of a Female: Sex Pheromones of Female Tiger Moths ; 9. Alkaloid Derived Male Courtship Pheromones ; 10. From Armaments to Ornaments: The Relationship between Chemical Defense and Sex in Tiger Moths ; 11. Caterpillar Talk ; 12. Sound Strategies: Acoustic Aposematism, Startle, and Sonar Jamming ; 13. Acoustic Courtship in the Arctiidae ; 14. Darwin's Moth: Utetheisa in the Galapagos Islands ; 15. Patterns of Arctiid Diversity ; 16. Sample Species Illustrating Diversity within the Arctiidae ; Glossary ; Bibliography
Responsibility: edited by William E. Conner.
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