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Communication in the Chiroptera

Monograph

Series: Animal Communication Series

By: M Brock Fenton (Author)

161 pages, 22 b/w photos, 21 b/w illustrations, tables

Indiana University Press

Hardback | Jun 1985 | #32939 | ISBN: 0253313813
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About this book

Communication 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.

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


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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
Index


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