The behavioural ecology of brood parisitism in the bass wood lace bug, Gargaphia tiliae (Hemiptera: Tingidae) by David John Richard Bell

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Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 1993.

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Payne Museum of Zoology and Division of Biological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan INTRODUCTION Birds as brood parasites lay their eggs in the nests of other kinds of birds; these "hosts" incubate and rear the young.

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In order for an obligate avian brood-parasitic species to lay eggs, the species must first locate the nest of the host species. Tests have been done to see if cooperative breeders are more easily detected and attract brood parasites.

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breeding is associated with the uneven targeting of hosts by brood parasites. With a long-term field study, we show that brood parasites can acquire superior care for their young by targeting cooperative breeders.

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Our data suggest that, unlike many cuckoos, the Horsfield’s bronze-cuckoo may have evolved an “average” egg morph that equally resembles that of many host species. In combination with previous work, these results suggest that this cuckoo has evolved to be a “jack-of-all-trades” mimic to facilitate brood parasitism.

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important theme: how trade-offs are resolved in nature. Such parasitism is widespread in birds (Yom-Tov) and is also known in a variety of insects (Tallamy ) including the lace bug Gargaphia solani (Tallamy and Denno ), the tree. Avian brood parasites target particular bird species to raise their offspring, sometimes at great cost to the foster family.

Feeney et al. [][1]; see the Perspective by [Spottiswoode][2]) analyzed the global distribution of brood parasitism and found a correlation with the occurrence of cooperative breeders across multiple taxa. For example, Australian fairy wrens breed both singly.

Brood parasitism can take two forms in birds (Lack, ; Payne, b; Yom-Tov, ; Rothstein, ): females lay in the nest of a conspecific (i.e., intraspecific parasitism), or in the nest of a female belonging to a different species (i.e., obligate interspecific parasitism).Intraspecific nest parasitism is much more common in birds that have self-feeding young (i.e., precocial species.

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