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Mullerian

mullerian

(Science: anatomy) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Johannes Muller.

(Science: anatomy) Mullerian ducts, the sustentacular or connective-tissue fibres which form the framework of the retina.


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Hi vk4vfx, Its been 3 years 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 ev...

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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?

I would say A - but I'm not completely familiar with the context 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 may increase the fitness of an individual - depending ...

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

... 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. Batesian mimicry is unlimited. b. Batesian mimicry is limited ...

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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: 2850

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
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