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Evolution of communication: a comparison of investment in chemical sensory systems of behaviourally diverse bees (2018)To understand how group living has evolved we must understand how these societies are maintained. Communication is essential to social life – it is used to coordinate mating, reproduction, aggression, and to define group ...
Fitness trade-offs involved in adaptation to host plants, diapause-egg phenotypes and pesticides pressure in the redlegged earth mite, Halotydeus destructor (2018)The redlegged earth mite, Halotydeus destructor, is an invasive species introduced into Australia from South Africa. In Australia, this species enters summer diapause at the egg stage which can survive desiccation, heat ...
(2018)This thesis examines the different behavioural stages of the reproductive cycle in the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, the time and energy investment of the female in breeding, and use of burrows by wild juveniles ...