Communication in the Chiroptera

Communication in the Chiroptera

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"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.show more

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  • Hardback | 174 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 16mm | 381.02g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 22 b&w photographs, 21 illustrations
  • 0253313813
  • 9780253313812

Table of contents

List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgments I. Introduction Evolution and Classification Flight Anatomy Echolocation Diet and Feeding Behavior Animal Protein Plant Products Roosts Reproduction Energy and Activity II. Media for Communication Vision Olfactory System Receiver-Olfactory Epithelium Receiver-Vomeronasal Organ Source of Olfactory Signals Auditory System Sound Production III. Bat Communication Echolocation Signals in Communication Feeding Roosts Mating Behavior Mother-Young Interactions Vocalizations IV. Case Studies Myotis lucifugus Hypsignathus monstrosus Pteropus poliocephalus Carollia perspicillata V. Communication in the Chiroptera References Indexshow more

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"This book is timely, and it provides a well-researched, compact entry to this literature." - Animal Behaviourshow more

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