Communication in the Chiroptera
This book is timely, and it provides a well-researched, compact entry to this literature." -Animal BehaviourCommunication in the Chiroptera reviews the available information about communication in chiroptera including brilliant suggestions on the relationship of bat communication to the general subject of communication.
- Hardback | 176 pages
- 152 x 228 x 16mm | 381.02g
- 22 Aug 1985
- Indiana University Press
- Bloomington, IN, United States
- 22 b&w photos, 21 illus.
Table of contents
List of FiguresList of TablesAcknowledgmentsI. IntroductionEvolution and ClassificationFlightAnatomyEcholocationDiet and Feeding BehaviorAnimal ProteinPlant ProductsRoostsReproductionEnergy and ActivityII. Media for CommunicationVisionOlfactory SystemReceiver-Olfactory EpitheliumReceiver-Vomeronasal OrganSource of Olfactory SignalsAuditory SystemSound ProductionIII. Bat CommunicationEcholocation Signals in CommunicationFeedingRoostsMating BehaviorMother-Young InteractionsVocalizationsIV. Case StudiesMyotis lucifugusHypsignathus monstrosusPteropus poliocephalusCarollia perspicillataV. Communication in the ChiropteraReferencesIndex
"This book is timely, and it provides a well-researched, compact entry to this literature." - Animal Behaviour