Definición de Müllerian mimicry en inglés:

Müllerian mimicry

Saltos de línea: Mül¦ler|ian mim|ic¦ry
Pronunciación: /mʊˈlɪərɪən
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Zoology
  • A form of mimicry in which two or more harmful or unpalatable animals develop similar appearances as a shared protective device.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • These sister species are sympatric across much of Central and Andean South America below 1500 m; both are unpalatable and warningly colored, and their speciation has been accompanied by a shift in Müllerian mimicry.
    • This is largely due to their bright wing-color patterns and Müllerian mimicry among species.
    • To measure natural selection generated by Müllerian mimicry, I exploited the unusual polymorphism of Heliconius cydno (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).

Origen

late 19th century: named after Johann F. T. Müller (1821–97), German zoologist.

Más definiciones de Müllerian mimicry 

Definición de Müllerian mimicry en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día skosh
Pronunciación: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little