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Evolutionary behavioral ecology

Evolutionary behavioral ecology

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behavior -- Evolution,
  • Animal ecology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David F. Westneat, Charles W. Fox.
    ContributionsWestneat, David F., Fox, Charles W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL751 .E87 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23687154M
    ISBN 109780195331936, 9780195331929
    LC Control Number2009031325


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