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pavo 2: New tools for the spectral and spatial analysis of colour in r
We introduce pavo 2 , the latest iteration of the R package mimo . Expand
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Deimatism: a neglected component of antipredator defence
Deimatic or ‘startle’ displays cause a receiver to recoil reflexively in response to a sudden change in sensory input. Deimatism is sometimes implicitly treated as a form of aposematismExpand
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Comparing colors using visual models
An outstanding challenge for the study of color traits is how best to use “colour spaces” to represent their visual perception, particularly when asking questions of color difference (e.g. theExpand
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Signal design and courtship presentation coincide for highly biased delivery of an iridescent butterfly mating signal
Sensory drive theory contends that signaling systems should evolve to optimize transmission between senders and intended receivers, while minimizing visibility to eavesdroppers where possible. InExpand
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Coastal engineering applications of high-resolution lidar bathymetry
Abstract In 1994, the US Army Corps of Engineers completed development of the Scanning Hydrographic Operational Airborne Lidar Survey (SHOALS) system, a state-of-the-art hydrographic surveyExpand
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Reproducible research in the study of biological coloration
The study of colour in nature has generated insights intofundamental evolutionary and ecological processes, and researchinto colour traits is a rapidly growing field (Kelber & Osorio,Expand
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Color polymorphic lures target different visual channels in prey
  • T. E. White, D. Kemp
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 1 June 2016
Selection for signal efficacy in variable environments may favor color polymorphism, but little is known about this possibility outside of sexual systems. Here we used the color polymorphic orb‐webExpand
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Technicolour deceit: a sensory basis for the study of colour-based lures
The study of deceptive signalling has provided compelling insights into evolutionary and ecological processes. Aside from mimicry, however, research into the use of colour as a deceptive instrumentExpand
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Abiotic and biotic predictors of macroecological patterns in bird and butterfly coloration
Animal color phenotypes are invariably influenced by both their biotic community and the abiotic environments. A host of hypotheses have been proposed for how variables such as solar radiation,Expand
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