Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.


Kontext: Behavior Evolution Physiologie

mimicry

Superficial similarity between two species of organisms. Due to such a situation either one or both of them are protected (since they remind predators of a venomous or unpalatable species)

Literatur

Coad, Brian & D.E. McAllister. 2007. "Dictionary of Ichtyology". Brian W. Coad. Retrieved on June 21, 2014, from: http://www.briancoad.com/Dictionary/Complete%20Dictionary.htm (crc06223)

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