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.
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  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 16mm | 381.02g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 22 b&w photos, 21 illus.
  • 0253313813
  • 9780253313812

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