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Ebensperger, Luis A.

Sociobiology of Caviomorph Rodents: An Integrative Approach

Ebensperger, Luis A. - Sociobiology of Caviomorph Rodents: An Integrative Approach, ebook

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Fully integrative approach to the socibiology of caviomorph rodents

  • Brings together research on social systems with that on epigenetic, neurendocrine and developmental mechanisms of social behavior

  • Describes the social systems of many previously understudied caviomorph species, identifying the fitness costs and benefits of social living in current day populations as well as quantified evolutionary patterns or trends

  • Highlights potential parallels and differenceswith other animal models

Keywords: Social variation
Neuroendocrine mechanisms
Early developmental effects
Fitness effects
Communal rearing
Mating systems
Sociality
Communication complexity
Parent-offspring conflict
Parental care
, Animal Science & Zoology

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
408 pages
Category
Zoology
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118846520
Printed ISBN
9781118846490

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