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Detection experiments with humans implicate visual predation as a driver of colour polymorphism dynamics in pygmy grasshoppers

Einat Karpestam1, Sami Merilaita2 and Anders Forsman1*

Author Affiliations

1 Ecology and Evolution in Microbial Model Systems, EEMIS, Department of Biology and Environmental Science, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, SE-391 82, Sweden

2 Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology Group, Environmental and Marine Biology, Department of Biosciences, Åbo Akademi University, Turku, FI-20520, Finland

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BMC Ecology 2013, 13:17  doi:10.1186/1472-6785-13-17

Published: 2 May 2013

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Supporting references for Figure 1. List of studies in which images of (artificial) prey on paper or computer screens have been presented to human ‘predators’ to investigate various aspects of protective coloration.

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