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Question 1: Lloyd's investigation of female ________ of the genus Photuris revealed they emit the same light signals that females of the genus Photinus use as a mating signal.
PhotininiInsectFireflyLampyrinae

Question 2: In terms of the visual dimension, distinction between aggressive mimicry and ________ is not always clear.
Military camouflageConvergent evolutionCamouflageCrypsis

Question 3: Some studies suggest that the ________ (Lanius excubitor) sings in winter often imitating small passerines that may be preyed upon when lured within reach.
BirdWillow GrouseCorvidaeGreat Grey Shrike

Question 4: However some ________ may be able to increase their rate of capture through mimicry.
Venus FlytrapSarraceniaCarnivorous plantDrosera

Question 5: [13] For example, some have patterns in the ultraviolet region of the ________, much like the spider webs described above.
X-rayGamma rayElectromagnetic spectrumMicrowave

Question 6: Leucochloridium is a genus of ________ (phylum Platyhelminthes) which matures in the intestine of songbirds.
NematodeTrematodaFlatwormSchistosomiasis

Question 7: The ________ (Macrochelys temminckii) is a well-camouflaged ambush predator.
SpeciesCommon Snapping TurtleChelydridaeAlligator Snapping Turtle

Question 8: Aggressive mimicry is a form of ________ where predators, parasites or parasitoids share similar signals with a harmless model, allowing them to avoid being correctly identified by their prey or host.
Müllerian mimicryVavilovian mimicryBatesian mimicryMimicry

Question 9: This wrasse, shown to the left cleaning a grouper of the genus ________, resides in coral reefs in the Indian and the Pacific Oceans, and is recognized by other fishes who then allow it to clean them.
EpinephelusChordateAnimalActinopterygii

Question 10: ________ 245:110-1.
Scientific American MindNature BiotechnologyScientific AmericanNature (journal)







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