The Evolution of Color Polymorphism : Crypticity , Searching Images , and Apostatic Selection

@inproceedings{Bond2007TheEO,
  title={The Evolution of Color Polymorphism : Crypticity , Searching Images , and Apostatic Selection},
  author={Alan B. Bond},
  year={2007}
}
The development and maintenance of color polymorphism in cryptic prey species is a source of enduring fascination, in part because it appears to result from selective processes operating across multiple levels of analysis, ranging from cognitive psychology to population ecology. Since the 1960s, prey species with diverse phenotypes have been viewed as the evolved reflection of the perceptual and cognitive characteristics of their predators. Because it is harder to search simultaneously for two… CONTINUE READING