- apo- + semat(ic) + -ism (Wiktionary)
“Prominent examples of animals displaying aposematism are bumblebees and coral snakes.”
“Aposematism" was one; and the inveterate punster in me thought, "Oh, yeah, left-wing aposematism.”
“Because a few days ago, in a whimsical mood, I posted an article, "Left-wing aposematism," announcing that I had been accredited as a blogger to the upcoming Conservative convention, and wondering what the hell I ought to wear.”
“And come to think of it, that may be all the aposematism I need. posted by Dr.”
“Deterrence is a military form of what biologists call aposematism.”
“But as more evidence accumulates, scientists are finding they support the hypothesis that specialization to small-sized prey, including ants but especially mites, was a first evolutionary step, followed by evolution of alkaloid-sequestering, aposematism and diurnality.”
“Horizontal black and white bands on, for example skunks and stink badgers are probably a text-book example of warning colouration (or aposematism).”
“�That is, the handicap principle, aposematism, cryptis and mimicry.”
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