Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A pictorial catalog of the behavioral patterns of an organism or a species.

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  • n. A catalogue of the typical behaviour patterns of a species

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

etho(logy) + -gram.

Examples

  • An ethogram is a thorough catalogue of the characteristic behavioral units of a species, and each unit is given a verbal description and perhaps an image.

    Animal Cognition

  • Thus, the ethologist will begin the study of a species by constructing an ethogram from field notes taken after many hours of observation (Brown 1975; Lehner 1996).

    Animal Cognition

  • A social ethogram of the neotropical arboreal ant Zacryptocerus varians

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  • On the other hand, an ethogram could describe behaviors functionally, and place the behavior in a larger context by referring to the purpose or consequence of the behavior (e.g. eat) (Hinde

    Animal Cognition

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