aposematic coloration


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aposematic coloration

(ăp′ə-sə-măt′ĭk)

aposematic coloration

see WARNING COLORATION.
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The gregarious habit and the aposematic coloration are characteristics of unpalatable insects, which suggest that Eumaeus species are unpalatable for predators (Bowers and Larin 1989).
Furthermore, taking into account that aposematic coloration works only against visual predators with a learning ability, such as fishes (Gimcnez-Casalduero et al.
Aposematic coloration and mimicry in opisthobranch mollusks: new phylogenetic and experimental data.
Survival of distasteful insects after being attacked by naive birds: a reappraisal of the theory of aposematic coloration evolving through individual selection.
I studied the relative timing of the evolution of aposematic coloration and gregariousness in butterfly larvae and reached the following conclusions (Sillen-Tullberg 1988).
But why was the relationship between gregariousness and aposematic coloration not significant?