Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 55 - Species Interactions - 55.2 - Predation Is a Trophic Interaction in which Predators Benefit and Prey Are Harmed - 55.2 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1196: 2


Aposematism is the display of a colorful indicator to warn potential predators of poison. Some animals may utilize a form of mimicry called Müllerian mimicry, where several different aposematic species converge on a single color pattern so they can all benefit from displaying a more prominent indicator to predators.

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