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Title Evolution of animal behavior : paleontological and field approaches / edited by Matthew H. Nitecki and Jennifer A. Kitchell
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1986
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Description 1 online resource (184 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: Evolution and Behavior; I: HISTORICAL APPROACHES TO THE EVOLUTION OF BEHAVIOR; 1. Homology, Analogy, and the Evolution of Behavior; 2. Social and Unsocial Behavior in Dinosaurs; 3. Evolution of Behavior as Expressed in Marine Trace Fossils; 4. The Evolution of Predator-Prey Behavior: Naticid Gastropods and Their Molluscan Prey; II: FIELD AND EXPERIMENTAL APPROACHES TO THE EVOLUTION OF BEHAVIOR; 5. Relative Parental Contribution of the Sexes to Their Offspring and the Operation of Sexual Selection; 6. Demographic Routes to Cooperative Breeding in Some New World Jays
Summary This volume highlights current research in the field of animal behavior, with an emphasis on evolutionary perspectives. The contributors represent paleontological, field, and experimental approaches. They focus on a series of studies that confront wide-ranging issues, including sexual selection, mate choice, differential parental investment, apparent altruism, cooperative behavior, and the relevance of phylogenetic constraints and historical information. The volume will be of special interest to evolutionary biologists, behavioral ecologists, and paleontologists
Analysis Animals Behaviour Evolution
Notes Papers presented at the 7th Spring Systematics Symposium of the Field Museum, Chicago, May 1984
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-178) and index
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Subject Animal behavior -- Evolution -- Congresses.
Behavior evolution.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Kitchell, Jennifer A.
Nitecki, Matthew H.
Field Museum of Natural History.
Spring Systematics Symposium (7th : 1984 : Chicago, Ill.)
LC no. 85028495
ISBN 0195040066
1423738101 (electronic bk.)
9781423738107 (electronic bk.)