Amphibian biology. Volume 2: social behaviour

H. Heatwole, Brian Sullivan

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Volume two consists of seven individually authored chapters (separately abstracted). The first chapter reviews intrasexual selection and alternative mating behaviours. Next female choice and mating system structure is examined. The third chapter covers parental care. Chapter four looks at aggregation and kin recognition; next interspecific interactions in anuran courtship are reviewed. Aggression and territoriality in salamanders, with a comparison with the territorial behaviour of frogs is examined next. A chapter on steroid hormones and male reproductive behaviour in amphibians concludes the volume. -S.R.Harris

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmphibian biology. Volume 2
Subtitle of host publicationsocial behaviour
PublisherSurrey Beatty, Chipping Norton, NSW
Number of pages292
ISBN (Print)0949324604, 9780949324603
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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Heatwole, H., & Sullivan, B. (1995). Amphibian biology. Volume 2: social behaviour. In Amphibian biology. Volume 2: social behaviour (pp. 419-710). Surrey Beatty, Chipping Norton, NSW.