+44 1803 865913
By: Laura Aquiloni(Editor), Elena Tricarico(Editor), Felicita Scapini(Foreword By)
266 pages, 34 b/w photos and b/w illustrations, tables
Social Recognition in Invertebrates uses a wide range of case studies from different invertebrate taxa to describe the numerous forms of social recognition occurring in this large group of animals, and traces the evolution of this cognitive ability. The authors provide several examples of direct (i.e. the target of recognition is a conspecific) and indirect recognition (i.e. recognition of a reliable proxy rather than an individual, such as a den or a substrate), and discuss cases of familiar recognition (i.e. an animal remembers a conspecific but cannot tell what class it comes from or recognize its identity). Class-level recognition (i.e. an animal assigns a conspecific to an appropriate class of animals), and true individual recognition (i.e. an animal both identifies and recognizes a conspecific on an individual basis) are also addressed.
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Your orders support book donation projects
NHBS never fails to deliver
Search and browse over 110,000 wildlife and science products
Multi-currency. Secure worldwide shipping
Wildlife, science and conservation since 1985