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Rensch's rule in insects: patterns among and within species

Wolf U. Blanckenhorn, Rudolf Meier, and Tiit Teder

in Sex, Size and Gender Roles: Evolutionary Studies of Sexual Size Dimorphism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208784
eISBN:
9780191709036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208784.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Rensch's rule is a common pattern of allometry for sexual size dimorphism among animal species. This chapter evaluates Rensch's rule in insects, using three levels of analysis. When comparisons are ... More


Pollination by Flies

Pat Willmer

in Pollination and Floral Ecology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128610
eISBN:
9781400838943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128610.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on pollination by flies, a very diverse group of insects of the order Diptera. Many types of fly have the ability to regurgitate saliva onto potential foodstuffs, making the ... More


Color and Sexual Deception in Orchids:: Progress toward Understanding the Functions and Pollinator Perception of Floral Color

A. C. Gaskett

in Darwin's Orchids: Then and Now

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226044910
eISBN:
9780226173641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173641.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Natural History and Field Guides

If Darwin (1862, 1877) had been able to use the modern protocols and equipment used to determine how orchid visiting insects detected color patterns, it is likely he would have described the extent ... More


Dipteran Pests: Families Tipulidae and Chloropidae

Patricia J. Vittum

in Turfgrass Insects of the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501747953
eISBN:
9781501747977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747953.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter describes two invasive crane fly species which are pests of turfgrass, particularly in the northwestern and northeastern United States, as well as southern British Columbia and the ... More


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