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Q. Why might prey size influence response to a predator?

Solved • May 20, 2020

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Q. What other kinds of cues might be reliable indicators for predator presence?

Solved • May 20, 2020

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Q. How would being able to detect damaged members of a prey species be beneficial to individual prey?

Solved • May 19, 2020

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Q. A community is best described as the collection ofa) ecosystems found in a particular areab) biotic interactions that occur in a particular areac) ...

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. You have just identified an Archaea species that lives on the scales of a deep-water fish. You find that when you have a pure culture of the new sp...

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. Mycorrhizae are potent plant pathogens that damage plant roots.a) Trueb) False

Solved • Apr 23, 2020

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Q. If cleaner fish consume both parasites and scales from larger fish, what would determine whether the interaction is best categorized as mutualism o...

Solved • Jul 18, 2018

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Q. Explain how ants and acacia trees fulfill the definition of a mutualistic relationship.

Solved • Jul 18, 2018

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Q. In their 2008 paper, Hanifin, Brodie, and Brodie looked at the co evolution of a newts (Taricha spp., top picture) and one of their potential preda...

Solved • Jun 6, 2018

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Q. The effectiveness of Batesian mimicry is maintained by _____ selection.a. directionalb. frequency-dependentc. groupd. disruptivee. stabilizing

Solved • Dec 4, 2017

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Q. The principle of competitive exclusion states that a. two species cannot coexist in the same habitat. b. competition between two species always c...

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. In some circumstances, grasses that initially lose tissues from being consumed by animals such as elk or cattle regrow more than they would have ot...

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. Which of the following is an example of aposematic coloration? a. a non-poisonous snake mimics the color of a poisonous one b. the brightly color...

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. Which of the following is an example of Batesian mimicry?a. a butterfly that resembles a leafb. a nonvenomous larva of a moth that moves like a ven...

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. Which of the following is an example of Müllerian mimicry? a. two species of unpalatable butterfly that have the same color pattern b. a day-flyi...

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. Use the figure to answer the following question. Treehoppers (a type of insect) produce honeydew, which ants use for food. Treehoppers have a majo...

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. Which of the following is an example of a commensalism?a. fungi residing in plant roots, such as endomycorrhizaeb. bacteria fixing nitrogen on the ...

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. If two species are close competitors, and one species is experimentally removed from the community, the remaining species would be expected to ____...

Solved • Nov 21, 2017

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Q. Two species of barnacles, Balanus and Chthamalus, can both survive on the lower rocks just above the lowtide line on the Scottish coast, but only B...

Solved • Aug 17, 2017

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Q. The sum total of an organism's interaction with the biotic and abiotic resources of its environment is called its _____. a. microclimax. b. habit...

Solved • Aug 17, 2017