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Academic & Professional Books  Mammals  Bats (Chiroptera)

Communication in the Chiroptera

By: M Brock Fenton(Author)
161 pages, 22 b/w photos, 21 b/w illustrations, tables
Communication in the Chiroptera
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  • Communication in the Chiroptera ISBN: 9780253313812 Hardback Aug 1985 In stock
Price: £35.99
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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.


List of Figures
List of Tables

I. Introduction
Evolution and Classification
Diet and Feeding Behavior
Animal Protein
Plant Products
Energy and Activity

II. Media for Communication
Olfactory System
Receiver-Olfactory Epithelium
Receiver-Vomeronasal Organ
Source of Olfactory Signals
Auditory System
Sound Production

III. Bat Communication
Echolocation Signals in Communication
Mating Behavior
Mother-Young Interactions

IV. Case Studies
Myotis lucifugus
Hypsignathus monstrosus
Pteropus poliocephalus
Carollia perspicillata

V. Communication in the Chiroptera


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By: M Brock Fenton(Author)
161 pages, 22 b/w photos, 21 b/w illustrations, tables
Media reviews

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