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Mimicry - Mullerian

The sharing of a common characteristic in organism that proves dangerous or poisonous to another organism, therefore making those characteristics something to avoid in the community.


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... now and we're still at it..ha ha. I understand that you are raising a valid point. But I'm still convinced that any relationship accruing from mimicry has to have resulted from another form of relationship. My main points are: 1. The gecko that mimics a leaf would NOT evolve that appearance ...

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by firechild
Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:22 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Symbiotic Relationshsips
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Question about Mimicry evolution?

... of the terminology being used here. The reason I say A is because: In Mullerian mimicry, the organism already has an antipredator defense (bad taste). The stinger mimicry ...

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by AstusAleator
Tue Oct 07, 2008 4:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Question about Mimicry evolution?
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Views: 2885

Question about Mimicry evolution?

... more organisms in the species exhibit this harmless mimic. (Batesian mimicry) An organism with a bad taste evolves to look like an organism that stings. (Mullerian mimicry) What can be said about this? a. Mullerian mimicry is limited and diluted. ...

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by rinnie
Fri Oct 03, 2008 11:29 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Question about Mimicry evolution?
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Views: 2885

Mimicry

there are also other types of mimicry. batesian mimicry is when a harmless species mimics a dangerous one mullerian mimicry is when two species mimic each other to confuse predators. etc etc

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by MrMistery
Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:32 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mimicry
Replies: 6
Views: 4712


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