Context-Dependent Plastic Response during Egg-Laying in a Widespread Newt Species

@inproceedings{Toth2015ContextDependentPR,
  title={Context-Dependent Plastic Response during Egg-Laying in a Widespread Newt Species},
  author={Zoltan Toth and Michael J Stout},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
Previous research on predator-induced phenotypic plasticity mostly focused on responses in morphology, developmental time and/or behaviour during early life stages, but the potential significance of anticipatory parental responses has been investigated less often. In this study I examined behavioural and maternal responses of gravid female smooth newts, Lissotriton vulgaris, in the presence of chemical cues originating from invertebrate predators, Acilius sulcatus water beetles and Aeshna… CONTINUE READING
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