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Keywords: cannibalism
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (10): 1768–1775.
Published: 15 May 2007
...), well known as an adult chemical defense, stimulates larval escape to refuges. Although they are cannibals,adult newts feed preferentially on worms ( Eisenia rosea ) over conspecific young. Hence, larval avoidance reactions to TTX are suppressed in the presence of odor from these alternative prey...
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (10): 1776–1785.
Published: 15 May 2007
... suppressed cannibal-avoidance and failed to evoke search reactions in larvae. For a common set of arginine analogs, the magnitudes of adult attraction and larval suppression were not positively correlated. Suppression of cannibal-avoidance behavior in larvae was unaffected by most structural modifications...