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Keywords: parasitic eggClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (15): 2519–2523.
Published: 1 August 2008
...Marcel Honza; Lenka Polačiková SUMMARY Hosts of brood parasites use a variety of cues relating to eggshell appearance of parasitic eggs, which facilitate their recognition and rejection. It has been documented that host visual perception of different colours including UV wavelengths plays...